Gokada, a Lagos-based on-demand bike-hailing app, has suspended its services. According to the company in an email sent to users today, Gokada said the compulsory break would last for 12 days beginning from Wednesday, August 14 to Monday, August 26.
We are dedicated to rewriting the ills the motorcycle taxis represent. This has nudged us to take this compulsory break of 12 days which begins Today, Wednesday, August 14th 2019 to the 25th August 2019.We will be back Monday August 26th, with retrained drivers who are safety conscious, clean, courteous, and are better with driving and navigation.Other features to expect include better traffic law abiding pilots, brand new bikes amongst other things.We are deliberate in our commitment to revamping the narrative of transportation.We would be back and better.Gokada Team.P.S. We would be giving interesting updates on social media! Make sure you are following us.
According to Fahim Saleh – Gokada CEO – on his Medium page, he said the company has failed in some ways despite succeeding in others and went ahead to narrate his ordeal in the hands of a Gokada pilot.
Fahim further went ahead to state Gokada 2.0 initiative will feature improved and efficient services such as brand new bikes, better safety measures etc.
The company, which recently raised $5.3 million in a Series A fundraiser started operations in February 2018 with the aim to complete 5,000 rides a day during its one-year anniversary.