Hitch Africa To Train Drivers On Safe Driving, Vehicle Checks And Health Outreach


News Investigators/ In a bid to promote safety and healthy lifestyle for cab drivers on Nigerian roads, Hitch Africa, an App-based technology firm that is organizing a one-day training on defensive and safe driving, vehicle checks and medical outreach for cab drivers in Lagos and Abuja.

The training will be flagged-off in Lagos, Nigeria on February 21, 2024, at Funplex Arena, CMD, Ketu, Lagos, while Abuja event will be held on February 29, 2024, at the National Commission for College of Education, Central Business District, Abuja.

Co-Founder/CEO of Hitch Africa, Paul Obalonye in a press release noted, “Hitch Africa is organizing safe driving training and medical outreach as a demonstration of its commitment to ensure drivers on her platform have the opportunity to upgrade their driving skills, learn soft skills and safety protocol to serve clients better.”

Hitch Africa, in a statement by its Media and Communication Cordinator, Emma Ozoemena, said: It “sees quality service delivery as the bedrock of business sustainability, we are prioritizing partners’ preparedness, to ensure the drivers have the right tools and skills to deliver premium service by global standard.”

“We want to prioritize the key attributes that enable an efficient Demand Service model that is both qualitative and meets clients’ expectations.”

According to the technology firm, Hitch Africa, the activities come on the heels of upskilling the cab driver’s knowledge in rudiments of safe driving. This would ensure our roads remain safe and secured for all users, drivers, other vehicles, passengers, and pedestrians, and the entire nation. Additionally, the drivers need to be in good health, hence the opportunity to do health checks.

“Hitch Africa’s business philosophy is rooted in collaboratively working together to deliver world class service to teeming clients, ensuring welfare and safety of our partners and stakeholders. Also, drivers need a healthy body to undertake their daily routine which primarily includes delivering services to the clients.”

“Hitch Africa is committed to nurturing a supportive environment that empowers everyone within the value chain, drivers on our platform to undertake their businesses in a sustainable manner, it delivers results and productivity, a win-win for all.”

Hitch Africa is organizing this event in partnership with Lagos State Council of the Amalgamated Union of App-based Transport Workers of Nigeria (AUATWON) and Auto Power Technologies, Abuja.


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