|Jumia Nigeria CEO, Juliet Anammah.|
It is with saddened
hearts that we announce the ongoing police investigation on the
disappearance of a delivery associate of one of our partners which has
been possibly linked to the recovery of a deceased body by police
The associate was employed by our third-party logistics partner in
Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Jumia Nigeria’s regional management is
working full time with the partner, the local police and the family of
the associate to investigate the case.
While the full facts are yet to be known, the delivery associate was
reported to have been last seen on Saturday during his delivery runs. We
thus await the results of police investigation on the matter.
While we continue to hope for the best possible outcome, we ask that
the general public joins us in upholding the family and the logistics
partner with prayers and support during this sensitive and difficult
Delivery associates and logistic partners are an integral part of our
ecommerce business. They are a hardworking force of dedicated men and
women who go through rain, sun and tough terrain to deliver to our
customers’ expectations. We condemn and stand against all forms of
verbal or physical assault against them and regard security on the job
of the utmost importance.
We acknowledge and appreciate the public support that has been shown
to the family, our partner and Jumia. We ask that continued support and
prayers be offered on behalf of the associate’s family during the
ongoing investigation, even as we also respect their privacy at this
CEO Jumia Nigeria
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