Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria (photos)

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria (photos)

Facebook's billionaire founder, Mark Zuckerberg, is in Lagos, Nigeria, to meet with tech developers and entrepreneurs there.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria (photos)

Zuckerberg , who made an unannounced visit to the country, the Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) in Yaba.

"I got to talk to kids at a summer coding camp and entrepreneurs who come to CcHub to build and launch their apps. I'm looking forward to meeting more people here," he said on his Facebook page.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria (photos)

He will also reportedly attend Facebook’s developer workshop on Wednesday.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria (photos)

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Facebook recently launched Free Basics in the country and is set to partner Cool Link to launch free Wifi in Lagos this week.

The Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative also invested $24 million in Andela, which aims to develop the next generation of software engineers in Africa.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria (photos)

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