A&K Courier Aims to Be the First Restaurant Drone Delivery Service in Nigeria

Startup to begin first test by the end of the year.

There are plenty of reasons food delivery by drone makes a lot of sense. It’s faster, so food arrives piping hot. It keeps delivery cars off the road, reducing traffic congestion. And, well, it’s also very cool to get a burrito by air.

But for Kingsley Mazi, the roads themselves in his home country of Nigeria are a big reason he is looking to launch his drone food delivery service.

“We want to help restaurants deliver food because of the inefficiency, because of traffic and bad road networks,” Mazi told me during an interview this week, “Order a hot burger and it doesn't come to you in time.”

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