Uber Ghana recently announced a partnership with Total Ghana which will provide driver partners with discounts on fuel and vehicle maintenance costs.
This comes on the heels on recent developments in which Uber driver partners have been complaining about the 25% commission fee and the rising costs of fuel in Ghana.
Highlighting details of the partnership, Lola Kassim, General Manager, West Africa Uber said: “This partnership is designed to give driver-partners peace of mind, and to enable them make substantial savings on fuel and vehicle maintenance costs,” explaining further, she said: “We are committed to supporting the men and women who drive on Uber, and partnerships like these, highlight the Uber Rewards Programme, show our commitment and help ensure that driver-partners reduce costs and keep more of their earnings.”
Commenting on the partnership with Uber, Mr. Abdul-Rahim Siddique, Sales and Marketing Manager of Total Petroleum Ghana Limited said: “Total has over 245 service stations in Ghana – including Accra and Kumasi – and a stellar history of providing value to our customers over the last couple of decades. We partnered with Uber in Ghana because we want to bring that same value to Uber driver-partners by providing discounts on fuel and Lubricants purchases, as well as other benefits, all aimed at optimising their vehicle maintenance costs” he added.
Shedding light on the modalities for accessing the discounts, Lola Kassim said: “Driver-partners are encouraged to go to the Uber Greenlight Hub to collect their initial fuel cards for free. With these cards, driver-partners attract a discount on every purchase of fuel and lubricants at any Total Station across Ghana, receive quarterly rewards for achieving set targets, and also benefit from additional rewards as may be introduced by Total from time to time.”