Founder & CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg as will all already know is in Africa at the moment for numerous project, the tech billionaire who flew in to Nigeria four days ago unannounced met with young tech developers and entertainment stars in Lagos, Nigeria. After which he made a swift fly to Nairobi, Kenya where he met with the Kenyan cabinet secretary of Information and Communications yesterday.
Just earlier today he made a U-turn to Nigeria, this time around to the Nation’s capital Abuja at the Presidential Villa (Aso Rock) where he met and discussed with the President, his vice, Minister of Science & Technology among others of his cabinet. Mark presented the Facebook drone to the president. . Below are what he wrote and photos from their meeting.
“Last stop of my trip: I’m in Abuja to meet Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
We all met with entrepreneurs as part of Demo Day, an initiative for the Nigerian government to fund entrepreneurs with ideas for improving the country. We heard from engineers who are finding ways to reward people for recycling, designing ways to pick up trash easier, and using shuttles to improve commutes in Lagos.
This has been an inspiring trip. The energy and entrepreneurship in Nigeria and Kenya is amazing. I can’t wait to come back again soon!”