The founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has returned to Nigeria and is currently in a closed door meeting with President Muhammmadu Buhari, presidential media aide on new media Bashir Ahmad says on Twitter.
This country's going to be built on the energy& innovation of young people, VP says in meeting with young Nigerians & Zuckerberg in Aso Rock
— Laolu Akande (@akandeoj) September 2, 2016
He is expected to brief State House Correspondents after the meeting. Zuckerberg visited Nigeria on August 30-31 where he met with technology developers in Lagos. The Facebook founder was hosted by the Co-Creation Hub in Yaba, and also visited Angela a tech incubation company he invested in before heading to Kenya. While it appeared that he shunned the Nigerian government while he dined with Kenya‘s, his presence puts an end to that speculation.
Nigerian Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo with Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg
Mr. Zuckerberg is expected to be a guest at the Aso Villa Demo Day in Abuja, a government technology initiative. The 30 startups that were initially selected to pitch at Aso Villa Demo Day will have the opportunity to meet with Mark Zuckerberg at the event.