Uber, Mastercard To Offer 120,000 Trips To Nigerian Frontliners, Others
Uber and Mastercard have partnered to offer 120, 000 free trips to the Middle East Africa, MEA including Nigeria becase of cases of COVID-19 continue to escalate.
The two companies noted that the rationale behind the trip was because frontliners assisting communities continue to forge ahead, they work tirelessly to continue to support, feed and protect communities.
General Manager, Uber, Middle East and Africa, Anthony le Roux Regional said, “It is our role to help the society by providing relief, especially those who work tirelessly to support our communities. This is the largest partnership for us across MEA and we are amazed at Mastercard’s relentless effort to make a difference. We are proud to be working alongside them to ensure those supporting our communities, especially those on the frontline, have access to safe and reliable transport. This is just a start and this commitment comes as part of Uber’s global pledge to help communities in need to “Move What Matters”.
Also commenting, Executive Vice President Market Development, Mastercard, MEA, Amnah Ajmal explains, “Mastercard continues to partner with digital players across the value chain to build a more connected world by supporting our communities. With our partner Uber, we are committed to support healthcare and essential workers who are working tirelessly to take care of us. Uber’s mission to improve lives is matched with Mastercard’s mission of doing well by doing good, together we are focused on helping frontline workers across the region feel confident and safe with access to free transportation”.