Gokada, a last-mile courier delivery solution, has partnered with Octamile, a digital insurance business, to provide digital insurance for riders.
Gokada’s partnership would protect consumers, merchants and riders, even as the insurance protection will be done automatically.
As a result of the the partnership, Gokada’s access to digital insurance products will be enhanced with Octamile’s digital insurance infrastructure.
Commenting on the partnership, the CEO and Founder of Octamile, Gbenro Dara, said the the insurance is available for all.
“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 recognize Gokada as a leader in Nigeria’s last-mile delivery service, which provides an opportunity to deepen insurance penetration in Nigeria and make easy access to the protection insurance offers in their ecosystem,” he said
Through the partnership, Gokada will have access to Insurance products via Octamile’s Embedded Insurance APIs on Gokada’s platforms and support applying for instant claims through Gokada’s App.
The Insurance will be embedded into Gokada’s Rider/GPartners and GBusinesses onboarding process.
In his address, the Chief Operating Officer of Gokada, Oluwaseun Omotoso, revealed that the essence of the partnership is to ensure the safety of riders.
“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,” he said