E-commerce platform, Jumia Nigeria has shutdown its website to mourn Nigerians Killed by security operatives in Lagos on Tuesday.
In a statement posted on the company’s website early on Thursday, the platform will be shut midnight 22-10-2020 and ending at 8am, 23-10-2020.
The statement reads: “With sadness and heavy hearts, it is our wish to honour those who have died in the course of these protests, with an online midnight to dawn curfew on Jumia site starting at midnight 22-10-2020 and ending at 8am, 23-10-2020.
“We ask all our customers, sellers, partners and stakeholders to join us as we use this medium to express our sorrow. We will resume our operations at the end of the curfew and continue serving our customers and sellers.
“It is our prayer that the unfortunate events of the past days will strengthen our commitment to work together as one people and one nation bound in freedom, peace and unity.”