DriveMe, a leading mobile technology company in Nigeria, has announced the acquisition of 100 percent of Go!TwentySix, one of the leading valet service providers in Nigeria. The acquisition, which closes on January 1, 2023, will help DriveMe penetrate the growing valet service segment across the country.

DriveMe is a one-stop marketplace that connects businesses and individuals with professionally vetted and trained drivers. Over the years, the company has continuously added value in the mobility and transportation sectors, consolidating its position as the leading driver training and recruitment company.

Go!TwentySix is ​​a company with a strong reputation for providing valet parking services in key locations across the country, as well as expertise in traffic control, ground transportation, and vehicle monitoring. The combined strength of the acquired business will provide vehicle owners with access to reserve parking spaces as well as reserve valet parking at their favorite hotels, restaurants and pubs across the country through the DriveMe platform. This acquisition will increase DriveMe’s business value, broaden its visibility and enhance its B2B strategy.

Speaking about the acquisition, Damilola Odunalde-Akeju, Founder and CEO of DriveMe, said: “We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Go!TwentySix. This strategic acquisition underscores our long-standing commitment to enriching the mobility experience for vehicle owners in Africa.”

“Acquiring Go!TwentySix is ​​a step in refining and deepening our service offering in the mobility technology sector. Our customers will be able to access free valet services while moving around cities or visiting critical locations for business, leisure, shopping and other occasions. Our B2B approach will also be greatly enhanced to provide unmatched levels of customer satisfaction across all lines of business.”

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