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Get a First Bank loan to buy a car for your Uber business



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Uber has announced “Get a First Bank loan to buy a car for your Uber business”. In this initiative, First Bank will provide low-interest loans to Uber driver-partners depending on their driving performance record. This will enable them purchase used cars for their Uber ride sharing business.
According to Ebi Atawodi, General Manager for Uber in Nigeria, the used vehicle finance offering is the first of its kind to be made available to Uber driver-partners in the country. This is in keeping with Uber’s stated commitment to constantly develop forward-thinking partnerships that benefit its driver-partners. The loan will be at a competitive interest rate of 20% per annum over a 24 month repayment period.
“We are absolutely committed to making it as easy as possible for our driver-partners to start and maintain their own successful and profitable businesses,” Atawodi explains. “And these used vehicle finance options make it possible for those with a demonstrable performance commitment to build sustainable businesses. Especially without incurring the high costs often associated with new vehicle purchases.”
According to MD/CEO, First Bank of Nigeria Limited and Subsidiaries, Adesola Adeduntan, the Bank is committed to supporting entrepreneurs to build sustainable businesses which are pivotal in stimulating economic development. “It therefore remains our business to foster the growth and development of small/medium scale businesses in Nigeria as the No. 1 SME Bank. This is also a reason we have partnered with Uber by empowering operators to own vehicles and build profitable businesses,”
To quality for this loan, the driver must have an average driver performance rating not less than 4.5. He or She must have also earned more than N2,400,000 in the preceding 6 months.

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  1. beamzy

    October 23, 2016 at 06:30

    Great at First Bank supporting entrepreneurs to build sustainable businesses via Uber. @ Autojosh, thanks for the information.

    • AutoJosh

      October 23, 2016 at 18:05

      Thanks for reading

  2. Ian McRoberts

    January 20, 2017 at 06:32

    Thank you for sharing this information AutoJosh. I’ve been thinking about getting another car to use in driving with Uber and I guess this is the bank I should turn into. I currently have a Toyota Prius and I want something better than it.

    • AutoJosh

      January 21, 2017 at 09:00


    • Raji ayuba

      September 10, 2017 at 11:36

      What vehicle is better than Toyota prius for Uber service. Thanks

      • AutoJosh

        September 11, 2017 at 07:07

        It depends on the country you reside. Nigerians usually stay away from the Prius because of scarcity of parts, scarcity of competent technicians and other associated costs. You can read this my article on best cars to use for Uber in Nigeria..

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