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Offerservice launches online platform connecting artisans, individuals, businesses to market

Offerservice launches online platform connecting artisans, individuals, businesses to market

Offerservice, an online global catalogue, job search engine, events and 4sale platform; has launched a platform that will connect individuals, artisans, as well as large corporates to their preferred markets.

Started in September 2020, the platform allows registered users to showcase their services, list their merchandise, and personalize their page free of charge.

The platform also cuts out the middleman approach that tries to rip people off, project registered users to potential buyers in their state, federal or across the globe; and reduce the level of traffic on the roads from people looking to purchase goods and services in Nigeria and other countries in the world.

Speaking on the launch, Tony Emmanuel, managing director/ CEO, Offerservice said the platform will serve as a community market for individuals who are keen to render services as well as for those who require immediate service without hassles.

According to him, people in diaspora will also benefit as it will help them in making vivid decisions regarding business transactions they want to get involved in.

“We hope to reduce unemployment in every society by assisting people to look inwards and find innate skill sets that have been dormant thereby giving them opportunities to activate and make a profit from them,” Emmanuel said.

Barely two months of operation in Nigeria, the firm has onboarded about 5,000 registered users on its platform, and for Emmanuel, the firm is yet to scratch the surface.

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The firm has set an ambitious target that in the coming months; it would have covered Nigeria’s six geopolitical zones, collating data that will help to beam light on the underprivileged and professionals who are desirous to create awareness for their business.

With Lagos being Nigeria’s commercial city, with a population size of over 21 million, the firm is leaving no stone unturned in getting on its platform everyone with product and services to offer, from the hairdressers to tomatoes sellers, plumbers, e-commerce firms, large corporates amongst others

“We are poised to raise our registered user’s figure to 5 million or more by the end of quarter 4 in 2021,” Emmanuel said. Emmanuel, who sat for hours, in a news parley in Lagos, giving a rundown on the benefits of the platform, said the firm does not derive commissions from any transaction that takes place on its platform by any registered user and it doesn’t intend to do so in the nearest future.

According to him, Offerservice will persistently advertise user businesses across all the media outlets hence zero worries on how they can be reached by people.