Founder and CEO, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg met with President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday at the presidential villa, Aso Rock, Abuja.
Announcing this on Facebook, Zuckerberg said:
”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!”
He had on Thursday, travelled to Kenya and had lunch in Nairobi with Joseph Mucheru, the Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of Information and Communications. They talked about internet access and his ambitious plans for connecting everyone in Kenya.
He also met with startup developers in the country.
He flew back to Nigeria and had this last encounter with the president.
Here are pictures of his visit to Aso Rock: