Tuesday, August 30, 2016

See The Reason Why Facebook Founder Zuckerberg Visited Nigeria

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg is in Nigeria and it's first of its kind. The young Billionaire didn't come for just fun or visiting sake but have some interesting things in mind which he tweeted.

Zuckerberg has said that he is in Nigeria to learn about the startup ecosystem in the country.

He disclosed this via his verified Facebook account.

“Next stop: Lagos! This is my first trip to sub-Saharan Africa. I'll be meeting with developers and entrepreneurs, and learning about the startup ecosystem in Nigeria. The energy here is amazing and I'm excited to learn as much as I can.

Our first stop is the Co-creation Hub Nigeria (CcHUB) in Yaba. I got to talk to kids at a summer coding camp and entrepreneurs who come to CcHub to build and launch their apps. I'm looking forward to meeting more people here,”

3 comments:

  1. Wizytechs

    Could you please educate me a little on some of the benefits that we have derived from his visit.

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    1. His visit was a moral booster for startups in Nigeria.
      It also placed Nigeria in the map of tech-friendly nations.
      His visit debunked the belief that Nigeria is a no go area for foreign visitors.
      He launched Facebook freebasic fully when he visited.

      He added more Nigerian endogenous languages to Facebook tranlation and lots more

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