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Gokada, Octamile Launch Digital Insurance Products to Protect Riders, Merchants and Consumers

Gokada and Octamile announced their partnership to launch digital insurance covers across a range of insurance products from trusted underwriters with the aim of providing the protection insurance provides to consumers, merchants & riders using the Gokada app.

At the partnership launch in Lagos-Nigeria, Gbenro Dara, Founder and CEO, had this to say: “We have always said we want to make insurance work for all. Our partnership with Gokada is a testament to our commitment to making insurance accessible to protect the uninsured from financial loss.

“We recognise Gokada as a leader in Nigeria’s last-mile delivery service, and our partnership provides an opportunity to deepen insurance penetration in Nigeria and make easy access to the protection insurance offers in their ecosystem.”

The partnership will provide easy access to insurance products from top underwriters across Nigeria to mitigate risks GPartners and GBusinesses are faced with working with Nigeria’s leading last-mile delivery service and digitising Gokada’s insurance claims.

He continued, “I believe that the work Octamile is doing to build Africa’s Digital Insurance Infrastructure across Claims Automation and Distribution with Octamile’s Embedded Insurance APIs will lead to robust growth for the insurance sector across Nigeria and Africa. ”

Since launching in December 2021, Octamile has announced several partnerships with B2C businesses like DriveMe and VeendHQ, to name a few, enabling them to offer lifestyle, health, auto, life and other customisable insurance products to their consumers and does not look like they are slowing down.

“Gokada’s strategic collaboration with Nigeria’s digital Insurance firm, Octamile, is targeted at ensuring the safety of our Pilots who ride around the streets to bring comfort to the lives of Lagosians”.

“We consider the health and safety of our pilots a top priority, which is why they are thoroughly trained in addition to the improved health and Goods in transit Insurance covers from leading Insurers which Octamile provides us access seamlessly. Our goal is to have zero casualties among our pilots.” Oluwaseun Omotoso, Chief Operating Officer of Gokada, said.