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Olx pays courtesy visit to ministries, other gov’t agencies

Thursday, 11 May 2017

L-R: Fife Aiyesimoju Marketing Manager, OLX; Chief (Mrs.) Nike Akande, President, Lagos Chambers of Commerce & Industry; Uche Nwagboso, PR & Communications Lead, OLX  and Muda Yusuf, DG, LCCI during OLX courtesy visit to the Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Lagos, recently


Leading online classifieds, OLX Nigeria recently visited several government agencies and Lagos State ministries to form a mutually beneficial relationship
between OLX and the government.

The ministries and agencies visited by the OLX team were Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Ministry of Science & Technology,
Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ministry of Local Communities and Communication, Ministry of Wealth & Creation and the Lagos Chambers of Commerce & Industry.

Speaking on the objective of the visits Uche Nwagboso, PR & Communications Lead, OLX stated that “ One of the values at OLX is making the community win; thus,  it is important for us to support government agencies and ministries whose key goals and objectives align with ours as they are important to our users and the wider community.

Nwagboso also adds, “key issues  discussed were  education on road safety, getting more people especially the youth to adapt to technology, building and developing local communities, job creation,  empowering SME’s and so on.”

She further stated that OLX is also excited to help the ministries and  government agencies sell their unused personal items.

Last year, OLX revised the online classified model by launching a premium service named Do-It-For-Me (D.I.F.M). D.I.F.M helps busy executives with the help of the OLX Champs who are sales experts sell their items. They handle posting the item on the site, taking calls from buyers, negotiating for the right price and closing the deal.

OLX is the world’s leading classifieds platform in growth markets and is available in more than 45 countries and over 50 languages. OLX connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post an ad through the mobile application. Every month, hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world use OLX’s online marketplace to find and sell a wide range of products, including vehicles, electronics, phones and much more.

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