Mark Zuckerberg in Nigeria, to learn about startup ecosystem

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Facebook founder, Mark 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,” he posted.

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Quartz magazine reports that more people use Facebook in Nigeria than anywhere else on the continent

There are an estimated 16 million active users every month in the country, 44% of them access Facebook every day.

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