OLX, Nigeria’s number one online classified partnered with Mobile Monday Nigeria (MoMo) a global community of mobile industry developers, designers and influential individuals who facilitate cross-border business cooperation and development in a conference themed “Making E-commerce more secure in Nigeria”.
Speakers at the event were Ope Adeoye, Manager, Strategy and Alliances Interswitch; Femi Taiwo, CEO/CTO INITS Limited; Jameelah Ayedun MD/CEO, CR Services and Lola Masha; Country Manager, OLX sharing insights on safety practices in the ecommerce space.
According to Lola Masha, Country Manager, OLX, “the partnership with MoMo is to further enhance OLX commitment to keeping the site safe and secure for its users”.
Masha also added that “working closely with the Nigeria Police Force, OLX has been able to catch two scammers on the site showing our dedication to keeping OLX users’ safe and ensuring that every user experiences a smooth transaction on the site”.
Furthermore, Jameelah Ayedun, Managing Director, CR Services – described it as a new vista for online retailers in Nigeria, and OLX is championing the way by empowering OLX users to conduct more accountable business transactions. She said, “We are delighted to partner with OLX towards providing a safe and secure way through which more people can transact business online.
Speaking on the partnership Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Charles Okafor stated that “the Nigerian Police Force is actively working with OLX to ensure online offenders (scammers) are caught and brought to justice”. He also commended OLX on their dedication to keeping their site safe for Nigerian citizens.
OLX is the world’s leading classifieds platform in growth markets and is available in more than 40 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 app. 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.