Saturday, 3 September 2016

Buhari applauds Facebook founder'Mark Zuckerber' for inspiring Nigerian youths

President Muhammadu Buhari applauded Mark Zuckerberg for his simplicity, humility in shsaring his wealth of knowledge to Nigerian youths.
These youths he stated are the future generation, an inspiring new generation of entrepreneurs.

Guardian learnt that Zuckerberg arrived the State house where Buhari held several meetings with the youth. He posited that Nigeria has always been identified as a country with great potentials for growth especially with its youths.

He further stressed that they are fast moving from having the potentials to reality.

Responding to all the kind compliments in his remarks, Zuckerberg said he was impressed by the interest, energy and entrepreneurial spirit displayed by young Nigerians in all the Information Communication Technology (ICT) camps that he had visited. He stated that he was impressed and was in Nigeria to promote the penetration of fast and cheap internet connectivity,express wifi that would help people. He later proceeded to Aso rock where he commended the winners of Demo Day. 30 most innovative and talented persons were picked out of thousands and were made to pitch their innovative ideas at the presidential audience and business groups present.

The host , VP Yemi Osibajo commended the winners especially the three who distinguished themselves was hinged on the vibrant technology-based ideas and innovations of young people.

“This country is going to be built and is being built on the energy and the innovation and on the creativity of young people,” he said.


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