Factruse partners NIPOST, births ZigZag Nation

Ever heard of a boundary-less nation peopled by a young demography exploring limitless opportunities within a cyberspace? A major disruption is set to happen in Nigeria’s digital space as Factruse Nigeria Limited, an innovative technology provider in conjunction with Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) unveils a new online marketplace for young Nigerians.

The platform, dubbed ZigZag Nation, is a highly interactive cyberspace initiative with its focus primarily on young demographics, between the ages of 15 -35 years, as well as older members of the community.

Speaking during the launch of the online community held at the banquet hall of Sheraton Hotels & Towers, MD, Factruse Nigeria Limited (FNL) and founder of the “ZigZag Nation”, Obafemi Giwa-Amu, noted that zigzag community would serve as an aggregator for commercial-oriented persons engaging online and as well as serve as agents to others with creative and commercial endeavours. He noted that the platform will represent a crisscross of diverse types of people we have in Nigeria, stressing that Zigzag nation will provide members with endless possibilities.

On the motive for the noble initiative, the soft spoken boss of FNL noted that the initiative was borne out of a desire to channel the positive energy of Nigerian youths, which constitutes 70% of Nigeria’s population, to higher productivity.

“It has become imperative to arm a critical part of our population with a platform to channel their positive energy. Nigerian youths are hardworking, creative and resilient and this platform is geared towards ensuring financial inclusion and economic freedom for all actors and members of the ZigZag Nation”.

Speaking on the benefits for members of the online community, Giwa-Amu said: “Eligible persons for full membership are equipped with a starter pack, comprising of a debit card to aid operations of an e-wallet, a call free sim card for easy communication with the Zigzag community.

“Also a Nigerian postal service (NIPOST) locker for warehousing of purchased items would be assigned to members.

“Members would equally have access to a robust e-commerce platform where shopping or international trade is made easy from the comfort of homes, workplaces, schools etc”.

Giwa–Amu added that active members of the community will benefit from a reward system of scaling order, noting that this is the reason they advanced for partnerships with key companies.

He reiterated that members would engage in human capital enhanced activities, learn new skills and create pathways to financial empowerment.

Additional benefits and add-ons for members are, free direct calls to other members on Zigzag Nation, personal locker or allocated address for receipt of goods and services, substitution of traditional bank accounts, redeemable reward on accrued points and so on.


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