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Innoson Vehicles Set To Launch Ride-hailing Services In Enugu by Yinksy09(m): 10:47am On Sep 04, 2020
Innoson Vehicle Mancufactuing (IVM) the first indigenous vehicle manufacturing company in Nigeria is set to launch its ride-hailing services in the city of Enugu. Eastern Nigeria in the first week of October according to Techpoint.

The ride-hailing service by innoson is called ‘IVM connect’. It also represent one of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing customer social responsibility (CSR) effort to provide job opportunities for residents in Enugu state.

IVM Connect is a Nigerian founded ride-hailing services with its root from eastern part of Nigeria plans to compete with popular ride-hailing platforms like Uber and Taxify.

IVM’s head of Corporate Communications, Cornel Osigwe while speaking to Techpoint Africa said that this was necessary at this period to address the challenge of inadequate transport services in the state.

Innoson will launch IVM connect with 200 branded hatchback cars in the first week of October. Within one year of lunch, the company will roll out 5000 vehicles to cover owerri and other parts of Eastern Nigeria.

For the purpose of recruiting, training, and issuing necessary licenses to qualified drivers, IVM connect is partnering with the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC). This is to enable all drivers coming on board to meet the requirements expected.

Mr osigwe explained that to avoid the kind of challenges faced by ride-hailing services in Lagos state, innoson vehicles would carry the Enugu state government along.

“We are in talks with necessary agencies of government concerning the situation of the project. But for now, we cannot give out the details of the discussions,” Osigwe said.

IVM outsourced drivers’ registration and selection processes to a job recruitment company, Freshminds to ensure proper driver onboarding.

The company has created a job portal on the website for this purpose and already developing a mobile app named ‘IVMCruise’

According to a tweet by Innoson vehicles, minimum accepted academic qualification is OND but the drivers to operate the vehicles must be tech-savvy, own a smartphone, be a resident of Enugu, and be ready to pay back for the vehicle within two years via a hire purchase agreement.

Mr Osigwe also confirms that payment for the hire purchase system would be electronic and cash based trips will be discouraged to ensure proper payment tracking. The drivers become owners of the vehicles after payment is complete.

Interested applicants should send their CV to Jobs@freshminds.ng and apply through the link below

Application deadline: Wednesday, Sept 9th 2020.

Link >> www.yinksmedia.com/innoson-vehicles-set-to-launch-ride-hailing-services-in-enugu/

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Re: Innoson Vehicles Set To Launch Ride-hailing Services In Enugu by Kingdemi212019: 10:49am On Sep 04, 2020
For real? Innoson you’re doing well

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Re: Innoson Vehicles Set To Launch Ride-hailing Services In Enugu by flyingpig: 10:51am On Sep 04, 2020
Congrats More jobs

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Re: Innoson Vehicles Set To Launch Ride-hailing Services In Enugu by athaboi(f): 10:56am On Sep 04, 2020
I love your cars but try and reduce the prices bcoz I still prefer some tokumbo cars to yours especially when compared with the prices

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Re: Innoson Vehicles Set To Launch Ride-hailing Services In Enugu by dangermouse(m): 11:02am On Sep 04, 2020
Another INNOvative step. Kudos!

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Re: Innoson Vehicles Set To Launch Ride-hailing Services In Enugu by Pete4: 11:10am On Sep 04, 2020
flyingpig:
Congrats More jobs
more opportunities

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Re: Innoson Vehicles Set To Launch Ride-hailing Services In Enugu by simplify80: 1:39pm On Sep 04, 2020
Nice one

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