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NIPOST unveils POSTAGY, emerges Nigeria’s preferred e-commerce firm

By Barakat Akolade
16 March 2022   |   3:24 am
The Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST) yesterday, harped on its capacity to harness all emerging technological innovations to transform services to meet demands of the new generation.

The Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST) yesterday, harped on its capacity to harness all emerging technological innovations to transform services to meet demands of the new generation.

It said it had left analogue operations behind and embraced technological solutions to bring quality services to Nigerians. Postmaster-General of the Federation, Dr. Ismail Adebayo Adewusi, while speaking at the unveiling of POSTAGY, a new logistics application, in Lagos, said NIPOST had moved with the global trend in businesses and is coming up with fresh ideas and solutions that would make transactions easy to all.

POSTAGY is a mobile solution platform that enables the fulfillment of both offline and online purchases of merchandise. The applications are available for download on Apple Store and Google Play Store as POSTAGY and POSTAGY CAPTAIN.

While POSTAGY is the App that enables users to order, track and pay for a preferred vehicle, POSTAGY CAPTAIN is an app for the vehicle drivers where orders are received and fulfilled. Interested vehicle owners can download this app and sign up for free.

Adewusi said: “The well-crafted technology will, over time, be operational throughout the federation. From today, operations begin in Lagos State and will further be extended to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, and then to other states of the federation.”

The Postmaster-General of the Federation, who was represented at the event by NIPOST’s Director of Operations, Mr. Victor Udughele, said the new innovation had also culminated in another strategic partnership with Hamabreeze Limited pioneer motorbikes, already enrolled on the “POSTAGY CAPTAIN” app and waiting to deliver orders.

MEANWHILE, General Manager, e-Commerce of NIPOST, Mr. Oladapo Adekunle, who spoke on the technicalities of the new innovation, added that the new mobile application was developed by its partner – e-Gate Egypt.