Taxi app

FAAN unveils taxi app to check illegal car rental

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Wednesday launched the FAAN Taxi app in Abuja to facilitate uninterrupted taxi catching at the airport and even downtown.

The FAAN app will allow all taxi operators at the airport to register and passengers will call drivers using the app, eliminating situations where touts harass passengers with all kinds of services. unregulated taxi.

FAAN Managing Director Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu said at the launch that beyond eliminating advertising, the app would also improve FAAN’s revenue position as leaks would be blocked.

Represented by Group Captain Usman Abubakar Sadiq (Rtd), the Director of Security Services, FAAN MD said that all taxi operators will be uploaded to the app to be able to operate taxi services at the airport.

He thus encouraged all taxi operators at the airport to apply for a more profitable business.

Also speaking at the event, Mr. Sadiku Abdulkadir Rafindadi, Business and Business Development Manager of FAAN, said, “The app will improve the smoothness, convenience, safety and security of passengers traveling through it. use”.

He said you can be at airport or anywhere else and call FAAN Taxi App drivers to take you from airport and even move around town.

He further said that they have onboarded over 900 drivers including existing car rental operators, Uber drivers, Bolt drivers and others on the app.