Uber collaborates with AXA Mansard to protect riders

Uber announced its collaboration with Lagos-based AXA Mansard to provide coverage to Uber riders for accidental death, permanent total and partial disabilities and accidental medical expenses during any trip with Uber. “The introduction of the Nigerian insurance product reflects our belief that every market we operate in is different and ensures that riders are protected in the unfortunate event of an accident on the road” – Maria Keshinro, Country Lead Nigeria at Uber. “As a customer-centric and innovative organization, this partnership is in line with our commitment to provide solutions to people to ensure that they are protected as they go about their daily activities and businesses” – Yomi Onifade, Divisional Director, Technical at AXA Mansard. Bottom Line: file under local collaboration.