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Plentywaka, GUO partner to improve travel experience

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Onyeka Akumah, Co-Founder, and CEO of Plentywaka


•••Opens New Routes With Additional 600 Buses

Nigeria’s leading transportation technology company, Plentywaka, and GUO Transport Services Limited, one of Nigeria’s largest transportation companies, with specialization in the interstate traveling industry, have today announced a partnership to further simplify the bus booking travel experience for Nigerians. This partnership would see both companies combine technology, and marketing, to bring transport into one simple product, the Plentywaka mobile app.

Founded in 1980, GUO Transport Services Limited is a division of G. U. Okeke & Sons Ltd. A household name in the transportation industry and one of the largest providers of intercity and interstate transportation, serving more than 200 destinations across Nigeria and West Africa with a modern, environmentally friendly fleet. The company has become an icon in the transportation industry, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to millions of passengers annually.

Plentywaka has in the last 20 months, completed over 350,000 rides and recently launched its interstate travel service called travelwaka, which provides affordable tickets from major bus travel companies such as GUO Transport Services Limited and other transport companies. Plentywaka creates ease of ticket purchase for travel commuters across the country and it’s travelwaka service offers commuters the luxury of booking bus trips directly on the Plentywaka mobile app, while also giving its users comparison options from a wide range of travel companies in a single search. This enables users the opportunity to plan their entire journey without having to leave the comfort of their homes or stand in long queues.

In light of this partnership, GUO Transport Services Limited and Plentywaka will be providing millions of bus commuters access to explore different states across Nigeria through the Plentywaka app. GUO Transport Services Limited will onboard over 600 vehicles to boost Plentywaka’s fleet size to 820+ vehicles. This will also mean major routes like Lagos – Abuja and 200 more destinations will now be opened up on the Plentywaka App for customers to book them at affordable rates.

Speaking on the partnership, Onyeka Akumah, Co-Founder, and CEO of Plentywaka said:
“The partnership with GUO Transport Services Limited is great for our users especially because we know a lot of them have been looking for routes that GUO operates on. We are very excited to have developed the technology behind an easy-to-use mobile app that will make the travel experience seamless for Nigerians.”

For Kene Okeke who is the Director Of Operations for GUO Transport Services Limited, “We are excited about this partnership with PlentyWaka because their values and offerings align closely with ours. We can now move more people from across Nigeria conveniently and without hassle. We believe that every single traveler deserves easy and comfortable rides to and from their destinations. Considering how much PlentyWaka has contributed to this, we are glad to get on board with them.”

Starting from today, commuters can now use the Plentywaka mobile app to either book their daily rides using the bus service or book and buy bus travel tickets from the comfort of their homes, cutting off long queues and bag rustling. Even more, the long weekend is here and you can book GUO bus tickets to states within Nigeria and enjoy a 5-10% discount.

Plentywaka will continue to sign leading bus operators in Nigeria as we aim to become the largest aggregator of bus operators in the country providing a better way to manage and monitor their bookings and customers. The Plentywaka app is available for download on both Google Play and iOS.

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