Following the recent strategic partnership with Interswitch, Africa’s leading integrated payments and transaction switching company in 2015, FuelVoucher has further broadened considerably in further partnership with 3 of the leading downstream oil marketing firms, OVH Energy Marketing, Forte Oil & RainOil in Lagos.
The partnership was signed yesterday at a media launch at the Wheatbaker Hotel in Lagos involving key executives from Interswitch, EVSL, OVH and Forte Oil.
Speaking at the event, Mr Chimezie Emewulu Managing Director, EVSL developers of FuelVoucher.com.ng, said “This initiative will allow consumers to make payments for petroleum products on all Interswitch payment channels including Quickteller, ATMs and via Mobile, and vouchers can be redeemed at every petrol station with the Interswitch POS. As a result, anybody can easily buy fuel, gas or kerosene on-the-go via the FuelVoucher mobile app at any time of the day and FuelVouchers can be remotely sent to friends, family, domestic staff or drivers with ease”
Divisional CEO for Industry Vertical Markets, Chinyere Don-Okhuofu explained the rationale driving Interswitch’s partnership with Fuelvoucher, as well as the tremendous potential for accelerating distribution of the service offered by the alignment with 2 of the leading downstream marketing organization is Nigeria. According to her; “As a business focused on providing products and services that are highly tailored to the African market, Interswitch has partnered with EVSL to launch this initiative in line with our desire to develop innovative payment products and services, facilitate transactions and strengthen the CBN cashless initiative. Following this alliance, FuelVoucher’s online and mobile fuel purchasing systems have been integrated with POS terminals deployed by Interswitch to service stations across the country. Commenting, CEO of EVSL added that “
With this partnership with the oil majors, FuelVoucher will now be accessible at all their participating stations across the country.
The different ranking officers from the OVH, Forte Oil and Rainoil expressed their excitement about this partnership as it helps to revolutionize the Fuel retail sector in the country.
From L – R: Mr. Babafemi Olabiyi, Head Sales, OVH; Mr. Kenneth Ndabai, Executive Director Operations at RainOil; Mr. Jide Pratt, Head of Supply, Trading and Depot Operations, Forte Oil; Mrs. Chinyere Don-Okhuofu, Divisional CEO of Interswitch Industry Vertical Markets Division; Mr. Chimezie Emewulu, CEO, and Mr. Chibuzor Onwurah, Co-founder/Director, both of Seamfix/EVSL
Also speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Babafemi Olabiyi, Head of Sales OVH Energy Marketing stated that “We are happy to be a part of this partnership, as it allows us to provide innovative solutions to enhance consumer lifestyle while expanding the frontiers of our fuel retail operations”. She said. “At OVH Marketing, we are committed to amplifying solutions that make life easy for our customers in today’s current retail fueling space. Now consumers can redeem fuel purchased using the fuel vouchers at key Oando filling station across the country”, She added.
Also elucidating on why Forte Oil has aligned with this initiative by rolling it out across the company’s network of outlets, the company’s Head of Supply, Trading and Depot Operations, Mr. Jide Pratt remarked that “Forte Oil has always been at the cutting-edge of forward-thinking solutions designed to improve consumer experience, and fully aligns with the vision behind Fuelvoucher as a more efficient and trackable solution, particularly from the perspective of corporates”.
Mr. Kenneth Ndabai, RainOil’s Executive Director for Operations also expressed the company’s delight at being a pioneer partner with Interswitch and Fuelvoucher and further enthused that “essentially, the solution will also enable petrol stations around the country run overnight by mopping up cash and accepting Fuel Vouchers thereby eliminating cash handling costs and risks”.
FuelVoucher aims at being a household name synonymous to easy and efficient Fueling and this partnership help catapult the product to the desired goal.