Controversial Nollywood actor, James Ikechukwu Esomugha, popularly known as Jim Iyke, is set to explore another line of business.
This time, it is transportation, as he is set to launch a taxi service simply called “Mr Taxi”
The launch takes place on October 5.
Sharing the news on his Instagram, the actor revealed that the company will provide chauffeur services in the South Eastern states of Anambra, Imo, Enugu, Abia, and Ebonyi.
He added that the company intends to extend their services to the South-South.
An official launch will take place in Awka, Anambra State, and will be attended by comedian Basketmouth and singer, Timaya.
He posted the picture of the team behind the new venture as “C.O.O @soundmind44, CEO JIM IYKE, PRESIDENT @ceo_kayc for MR.TAXI. @officialmrtaxi.”
He also added: “On 5th October, we ‘re proud to launch a platform that provides chauffeur services for the people of South East, Anambra, Imo, Enugu, Abia, Ebonyi states.
“This is just the beginning. Our goal is to expand the scope of operation to the south South in a matter of a few months after take-off.
“Download Mr. Taxi @officialmrtaxi and experience the full extent of our luxurious yet cheap and exceedingly convenient services.
“With over 17 luxurious sedans from our station alone and over 54 cars registered from other drivers (and growing rapidly) it is safe to say we‘re no longer a projection but a narrative of now, simply developed to offer you a far more comfortable, safer, travel experience.
“As @basketmouth and @timayatimaya and a host of Nollywood personalities joins us on the day of launch in AWKA, Anambra state, we invite you to join and support us to make history.
“I’m especially proud of this platform.
“Thank you for allowing us to serve you.
“JIM IYKE. -CEO MR.TAXI.”