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Cross Rivers State Set To Enjoy Excellent Transport Services As GIG Mobility Opens New Terminal In Calabar.

By Our Reporter

Technology focused, first class transport company GIG Mobility (GIGM), celebrated the launch of its new terminal in Calabar. Located close to the University of Calabar main gate, the terminal is a welcome development that promises to deliver first class service to indigenes and residents of the state.

The Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade has assured investors of a conducive investment climate in the state. The statement was made during the launch of the new terminal by GIGM through the state Commissioner for Transport, Hon. Oqua Edet The commissioner reaffirmed the state government’s desire to continue to make the state safe for investors.

He lauded the efforts of GIGM to invest in the state, while assuring them of government’s willingness to continue to make the state an investment haven in the south-south region and Nigeria.

Speaking at the event, the Chief Procurement Officer of the company, Mr. John Okafor, said the desire of GIG Mobility, reputed to be a leading transport company in the country to invest in the state was as a result of the hospitable and peace-loving nature of the people of the state. “Ours is a top-notch transport service company driven by technological innovations with the aim of satisfying our customers”.

“We have done this 32 times within the country and this is the 33rd time we are doing this and this time, it happens to be in Calabar, the Cross Rivers State capital and we are happy to be here. We promise residents of Cross Rivers state premium services that will position us as the preferred transport company in the state”.

Also speaking, the Chief Operating Officer of the company, Mr. Jude Odum said the GIG Mobility brand which has been around for over two decades is synonymous with excellence. He described the company as a great brand that is poised to provide first class transport services to the people of the state.

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In terms of opportunities provided by the company, Mr. Odum said “what we do in other cities is that we preserve about 60 – 70 percent for host communities in terms of employment opportunities, but in Calabar what we have done is that we have made available about 90 percent opportunity for competent indigenes of the state to be employed by the company”.

The CEO of GIG Mobility Mr. Enahoro Okhae in his vote of thanks at the ceremony said “when Mr Chidi Ajaere who is now the Chairman of GIGM was handing over to me, the expansion of GIGM across Africa was a very important goal to be achieved. Cross River state is very strategic to our growth and we thank the people of Calabar for accepting us whole heartedly.”

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