Mark Zuckerberg Hosts His First Developer Q&A Session In Lagos, Nigeria
Mark Zuckerberg hosted his first developer Q & A in Lagos in front of more 200 developers in Nigeria.
The Q&A was part of a developer workshop being hosted in Lagos, to help Nigerian engineers build applications to reach local and international audiences. The workshop was one of the series to be held across Africa this past week, with others already having taken place in Johannesburg and Nairobi.
During the session, Zuckerberg spoke to Nigerian developers about how excited he was to visit Nigeria and witness first hand the creativity and innovation which is happening in places like Yaba. Ime Archibong, Facebook’s Director of Global Product Partnerships hosted the developer conference . Ime said ”When I came to Lagos back in May this year, I was really struck by the energy of the tech scene here and by how many people were building. As someone with strong links to Nigeria, I’ve been trying to expose Mark to this ecosystem for a w while so I am very excited for him to be able to come here and meet some of Nigeria’s top entrepreneurs and developers today.”