OPay announces temporary shutdown of ORide, other services in Nigeria
Chinese owned company, OPay in a press statement released in the early hours of today, announced a temporary shutdown of some of it’s services in Nigeria.
In the statement, it was disclosed that the company has been having so many difficulties due to the harsh business condition during the coronavirus pandemic.
According to Opay’s decision to shut down ORide– its bike hailing service, OMall – its B2C e-commerce app, OTrade- its B2B e-commerce platform, OExpress- its logistics delivery service and OFood- its food delivery service is due to financial reasons.
Read all they said below;
See how some Nigerians are reacting to this ;
@ayemojubar wrote “OPay to shut all Nigerian operations excluding payment…Another start-up killed, employees returned back to status quo, join the queue again…Nigeria is becoming a terminal nation.”
@umohjoe wrote “It’s SAD day for innovation but I also know that INNOVATION ALWAYS WINS!” Keep going
@coded_boss wrote “It’s sad, the government failed you and the lives that depended on your business to provide for their families. I hope we all learn that Government does care about businesses.”
@SavvyRinu wrote “Omo, Nigeria ruined OPay…Despite the amount of money and energy these guys invested into their business, how can the government be so wicked and inconsiderate?”