Jack Dorsey, Twitter co-founder departs Nigeria (Photos)


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Co-Founder and CEO of Twitter , Jack Dorsey, has left Nigeria after four days of vsisting the country.

Dorsey during his stay in the country  visited Lagos and Abuja.

The Herald gathered  the CEO aptly announced his departure on Monday, November 11, of course via Twitter.

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During his visit, part of his listening and learning tour across Africa, Dorsey interacted at several fora with Nigeria’s growing tribe of techies and visited Nigeria’s former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who is now on the board of the company.

At one of his sessions organised by Techpoint, Dorsey ran into a Nigerian app developer, Dara Tobi, who had developed an application that can capture reactions to a tweet.

Dara was offered an automatic job with Twitter. He visited Art Cafe, where he had a morning of conversations with incredible Nigerian builders.

He also visited Andela. At every turn, Dorsey made tweets of all the encounters in Nigeria.

The visit was Dorsey’s first to Africa’s most populous country. He is scheduled to visit Ghana, Ethiopia, and South Africa this month.

See the photos below:

Earlier, The Herald reported that Dorsey paid Nigeria a visit as part of the African tour centred around listening and learning about the needs of the app’s African users.

Dorsey made his arrival known in a tweet on his verified Twitter account. The Twitter CEO is expected to meet with other entrepreneurs most of whom are also into the Technology business

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