Glovo, one of the world’s leading multi-category delivery players, has concluded plans to empower 300 riders working for the firm.
It spoke during the couriers’ training held in collaboration with GIZ, a German agency under the VET Toolbox Initiative on professionalising the skills development of delivery riders in Nigeria.
The training was part of activities to commemorate its one-year anniversary as the firm disclosed that it has signed over 3000 partners to join its platform.
According to a statement, General Manager for Glovo Nigeria, Lorenzo Mayol, said, “We owe our success stories to our partners for their unwavering hard work and contributions, our users for their consistent loyalty, trust and support, and the couriers who collaborate with our platform.
Also speaking, Public Affairs Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa for Glovo, Tokunbo Ibrahim, disclosed that since commencing operations in Nigeria, it had signed over 3,000 partners with over 97% being small and medium enterprises, onboarded and trained more than 2,000 couriers, and have invested in local talent that drives Glovo’s growth in this market.
The General Manager for the Courier and Logistics Regulatory Department of NIPOST, Mr Gideon Shonde, commended Glovo for its efforts in upskilling couriers.