We are on a mission to make food, groceries and other similar necessities available at the fingertips of everyone that needs them in Africa. We will do this while we inspire innovation across the world.
The vision for Instant Trolleys was birthed as far back as the year 2002 when our founders were service providers in one of Nigeria’s most popular food chain brands. Although the vision materialised about 2 decades later, the quest has remained to drastically improve customers’ shopping experience, providing their most important food and food-related items available almost as soon as they express their need. Although it tarried, that simple vision then is materializing and has first been delivered in Lagos, the economic nerve centre of Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country.
Leading a resourceful, committed and forward-thinking workforce, our frontrunners have extensive experience in multiple fields of human endeavour and are firmly committed to transforming the shopping experiences of individuals across Africa. Steeped in the possibilities actualised by tech, at Instant Trolleys, we desire a world where shopping is not a thing to worry about.
Azeez is the co-founder of Instant Trolleys. For about two decades, Azeez has served in serves capacities in multiple industries and organisations, including multinationals, in Nigeria, the United Kingdom, and the United States, including UAC, Barclays Bank, IPSL, and TNT. From a product-oriented background, Azeez has successfully transitioned into core software engineering capacity, a proficiency which he consistently leverages on for Instant Trolleys An alumnus of the University of Central Florida, Valencial College and Luton Business College, where he bagged qualifications in Computer Engineering, and Computer Science respectively. Azeez believes that the mind is the world greatest factory and must be utilised for the general good. He is unrelentingly committed to the capacity of technology to positively turn around just about any situation and transform humanity’s living experience as a whole.
Olalekan is the co-founder of Instant Trolleys. Lekan, as he is widely called, likes to get his hands dirty and leads the day-to-day operations of Instant Trolleys where he champions efforts to deliver a seamless shopping experience to customers, irrespective of who they are or their location.Lekan believes that customers are the most essential stakeholders in any business and therefore must be at the centre of solutions delivery, right from conceptualisation to consummation. From a career that commenced about two decades ago (2002) at the United Africa Company (UAC), a Nigerian publicly listed company based in Lagos and involved in multiple sectors including manufacturing, services, logistics and warehousing, agricultural and real estate, Lekan—along with Azeez Jinadu—has been able to midwife the concept of Instant Trolley to manifestation. After working at Mr Bigg’s, a subsidiary of UAC, Lekan relocated to the United Kingdom (UK). In that period, he furthered his education, obtaining various qualifications in Project Management, Applied Microsoft Excel for business from City University London, Bachelor Degree in Business Management from Staffordshire University and Advanced Diploma in Administrative from Institute of Administrative Management (I.A.M) London. In that time, he has also added value in various business-related roles to several public sector organisations, including the National Health Service (NHS) and the Ministry of Justice in the UK.