Nigeria’s online retail dealer, Jumia.com.ng has applauded the growth of technology in the country, which it said contributed immensely to the expansion of online business in Nigeria.
The online firm, which deals on products that cut across fashion, mobile phones, computing, electronic, games, books, among others, places high premium on qualitative manpower for economic growth. Addressing the challenges in online business, co-founders of Jumia, Mr. Raphael Afaedor and Mr. Tunde Kehinde, said the challenges were enormous, but explained that the reason for success in online business, was in the people.
Jumia said it would continue to come up with innovations that would make it remain one of the leading online retail firms, through the empowering of its skilled personnel to function at their peak always. According to Afaedor, the firm would continue with its online innovative skill acquisition and manpower development that had led to employment generation of young Nigerians in the fields of merchandising, information technology, accounting, customer service, supply, logistics and public relations.