From: Tony Osauzo,Benin
An online Internet Taxi Cab booking services has been launched in Benin-City, the Edo State capital.
The launch of the scheme is to satisfy the growing request for such services in the State.
The all internet-based car rental scheme is known as Smart Cab and request can only be effected from a client mobile phone who will then develop a Driver Passenger Relationship.
It’s operations revolves round application which is available on all Android and IOS Devices and has three packages with a base fare of N350, a charge of N80 per km/h and N8 per minute while the Smart saver Vehicles are equipped with free WI-FI services and Anti-Riot Security.
Unveiling the scheme in Benin City, the country manager, Smart Cab Nigeria, Jubril Arogundade, said the business which target youths, was launched in Lagos on the 28th of February 2017 and that its successes informed the need to introduce the scheme in Edo State.
He explained that the software Development Company has the potential for riders to get connected to their Drivers and enjoined customers in Edo to key into the scheme.
In his speech, Director, Samson’s Resources and Benin City Manager Smart Cab, Mr Samson Bakare noted that the firm is a Technology Company which is first in the State that has brought gainful opportunities to all.
He said the firm has limitless opportunities for youths, Car owners and would be client and emphasized need for citizens in Edo to embrace the company.
The public relations officer, Federal Road safety Commission Zone RS.5.1, Mr. George Oshoke, encouraged the operators to go through the established process of Licensing Drivers who will be engaged in the scheme.
He stressed the need for Nigerians to embrace the Nation’s Road Safety Code in order to reduce Road Traffic crashes.