Congrats TAP For Successful Launch of Lagos Bus Contactless Payment for Commuters

Congrats TAP For Successful Launch of Lagos Bus Contactless Payment for Commuters

Let me congratulate the good people of Lagos for the successful launch of Cowry card which is designed to improve transportation in the centre of excellence.  To the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Lagos Bus Services Limited (LBSL), Mr Idowu Oguntona, well done.  To His Excellency, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, well done.  Your quest to eliminate revenue leakage just got a boost.

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Lagos Bus Services Limited (LBSL), Mr Idowu Oguntona, has announced that the company commenced deployment of the long-awaited contactless payment card called Cowry Card from Monday, March 22, 2021.

To our team in TAP, I want to congratulate you all for the hardwork, excellence and meeting the highest quality level in this space. You competed against companies from the UK, US and China, and won, because you brought uncommon local innovation in the system. Well done Olamide, Michael, Ogo and Kabir. More wins.

With Cowry, “All you have to do is ‘Tap-In’ at the beginning of your journey and ‘Tap-Out’ when alighting from the bus. I will implore our teeming customers to visit our stations, register, get their cards and start using it immediately.’’

Other states in Nigeria and African countries, reach out. We have the most advanced contactless payment system for commuters. We will like to serve you. To remove all leakages, go with TAP.

The payment card was introduced by the Lagos Metropolitan Transport Authority (LAMATA) to ease the process of transportation payment and make daily commuting pleasurable and stress-free.

his disclosure was made in a press release issued by Oguntona, on Monday, March 22, 2021.

He said in appreciating the trust and support of the masses for its operations, the company has initiated a promotion that will reward customers with 20,000 Free Cowry Cards across its approved stations and routes.

Oguntona explained, “All you have to do is ‘Tap-In’ at the beginning of your journey and ‘Tap-Out’ when alighting from the bus. I will implore our teeming customers to visit our stations, register, get their cards and start using it immediately.’’.

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3 thoughts on “Congrats TAP For Successful Launch of Lagos Bus Contactless Payment for Commuters

  1. Good one, but your Bus driver do not allow user to tap out.
    please help to train the BRT grand staff and drivers to known that is necessary to tap out #Primero

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  2. Good initiative, I have used the Cowry card as it eliminates the crowd hitherto seen at the ticket section but there is no provision for “tap out”

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