TechInAfrica – The Olusola Lanre Coaching Academy (OLCA) has launched Africa’s first online coaching application. The app—CoachMe—connects more than 100 certified coaches with users who require coaching both in real time and on the go. The app uncovers opportunity for organizations or individuals to get coached by affordable, professional and certified coaches.
The service coverage includes in education, finance, oil and gas, emotional intelligence, Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), hospitality, culture transformation, wellness, family, sex, team building, strategy programs, among others.
After seven weeks of its online hosting, CoachMe already has been downloaded by more than 1,000 people.
According to Lanre Olusola, founder of OLCA, coaching service in Nigeria is important in order to achieve national development and transformation.
“The Nigerian people and spirit are our nation’s greatest assets, not oil. Our people are at the very core of the development of our society and nation. Coaching is surely one critical thing that gives me Hope for the future and because of its power and benefits, individuals, corporates and government need to embrace it,” said Olusola.
Olusola added the industry can only grow if the people are provided with coaching lessons by well-trained and professional coaches that meet the needs of Nigerians as well as Africans.
CoachMe app was launched in Lagos during the Coaching Icon Awards. The event was attended by industry experts, including Chief Human Resource Officer, Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Pai Gamde; Managing Director, Eterna Plc, Mahmud Tukur; Executive Chairman, Argentil Capital Partners, Kunle Adedeji; Executive Director, Sahara Group, Tonye Cole; Chief Executive Officer, ACT Foundation, Osayi Alile; CEO, Ebony Life Television, Mo Abudu and Group Information Officer, Chellarams Plc, Dr. Harbhajan Batth.