Efforts to further ease transportation system in Lagos State University, Ojo, is gathering momentum as an alternative to shuttle service took off recently. The initiative is being championed by TREKK Scooters, the Africa’s first scooter sharing platform that allows students to unlock the scooters parked at the main gate of the University, Ojo, Lagos, by paying designated amount using the TREKK App and ride the vehicle anywhere on the campus.
With this development, students can now explore other means of transportation besides shuttle service as the TREKK Scooters commenced operation Friday, April 28.
According to Director, LASU Ventures Limited, Professor Tosin Adu, the collaboration between LASU Venture and TREKK Scooter prompted the innovation.
Professor Adu added that the University entered into the partnership to provide students with alternative transportation while making the University eco-friendly.
Responding, the Chief Executive (CEO) of the e-Scooter Sharing Platform, Mr Isaac Oyedokun, disclosed that LASU was the first public university to play host to the platform, as he appreciated the speedy approval of the business proposal by management of the University.
Oyedokun expressed the willingness of his firm to enter into further partnership with LASU.
Speaking, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji Bello, represented by Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Olufunsho Omobitan, said the alternative would further boost the institution’s place as the best university in West Africa on the Greenmetrics ranking.
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