As the number of coronavirus cases grows in Nigeria, Plentywaka, a Bus-hailing service has suspended operations until further notice.
Plentywaka said in a statement that the suspension of service is part of their effort to protect their riders and curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
The statement reads: “After careful deliberation of our duty in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and as part of our best efforts to protect our riders and prevent its potential spread, we hereby notify the general public that we will be suspending operations starting tomorrow, Monday 23rd of March, 2020.
Our sincere apologies for the inconvenience this short notice will undoubtedly create. pic.twitter.com/GMXi1vwHwT
— Plentywaka (@PlentywakaNG) March 22, 2020
“All Plentywaka operations will be suspended from midnight today until further notice. Our sincere apologies for the inconvenience this short notice will undoubtedly create. We look forward to resuming operations as soon as circumstances improve.”
The founder of Crowdyvest, Onyeka Akumah, said at the unveiling of the bus-hailing startup: “Crowdyvest was launched to foster a broader avenue for economic growth and build a system that will span across Nigeria and the rest of Africa. With the launch of PlentyWaka, we are focusing on innovation and better infrastructure in transportation for everyday Lagosians.”