Community Organizer and Social Media Personality Babangida Ruma have said that people should take advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic to make money and get rich.
The activist who is well known for Common Sense and Youth Development Advocacy has said that if you are not making money from Covid-19, then you are probably not smart.
Due to the restrictions of the lockdowns, some people have been left unemployed and without a source of income. this has forced governments, not just in Nigeria, but across the world to offer social grants to the poor and vulnerable members of the community.
Ruma, who also doubles as a Motivational Speaker shared these sentiments on his social media platform. He highlighted that the Covid-19 pandemic and the attendant lockdowns are forcing people to be more innovative and be prepared to harness global opportunities through entrepreneurship.
He said, “some basic thoughts and ideas now are how to go about entrepreneurship in Post COVID19 Period. With that regard I initiated a project shopi.ng that will help toward redefining business during Post COVID19 Period”.
Shopi.ng is the leading e-commerce platform in Nigeria and Namibia. Providing customers with an easy, secure and fast online shopping experience through strong and logistical support, Shopi.ng aims to continually enhance its platform and become the first African e-commerce destination of choice that connect buyers and sellers at no cost to both parties and to serves as a pathway to establish entrepreneurship eco-system in Africa.
The Activist made the bold declaration that he lunched shopi.ng to help young Entrepreneurs in Africa to use the power of the internet to makes their business easier and to make money for free.
“We need to adapt to the world of technology since it makes our lives easier more especially during this Post COVID19 Period,” he says.
Ruma also says that he is proud that his Project has created a platform for local small businesses to grow their client base and that he has already created Entrepreneurs who want to sell products or buy for free should visit www.shopi.ng to apply.