OLX Nigeria recently visited several government agencies and Lagos State ministries to form a mutually beneficial relationship between OLX and the government.
The Ministries and agencies visited by the OLX team were Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Ministry of Science & Technology,
Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ministry of Local Communities and Communication, Ministry of Wealth & Creation and the Lagos Chambers of Commerce & Industry.
Speaking on the objective of the visits Uche Nwagboso, PR & Communications Lead, OLX stated that “ One of the values at OLX is making the community win; thus, it is important for us to support government agencies and ministries whose key goals and objectives align with ours as they are important to our users and the wider community.
Nwagboso also added that “key issues discussed were Education on Road Safety, getting more people especially the youth to adapt to technology, building and developing local communities, Job Creation, empowering SME’s and so on”.
She further stated that OLX is also excited to be helping the Ministries and Government agencies sell their unused personal items.
Last year, OLX revised the online classified model by launching a premium service named Do-It-For-Me (D.I.F.M). D.I.F.M helps busy executives with the helps of the OLX Champs who are sales experts sell their items.They handle posting the item on the site, taking calls from buyers, negotiating for the right price and closing the deal.