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Facebook CEO Attends Aso Rock Demo Day (+Photos)


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Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of popular social media platform, Facebook, is back to Nigeria to attend the Aso Villa Demo Day taking place today, September 2, in Abuja. The founder of Facebook was earlier in a closed door meeting with President Muhammmadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. His first visit to Nigeria began on Tuesday, August 30, with a visit the Co-creation Hub in Lagos and Angela a tech incubation company and continued on Wednesday, August 31, at the Town hall meeting where Mark shared his journey as an entrepreneur to developers and entrepreneurs.

The 30 startups that were selected to pitch at Aso Villa Demo Day will have the opportunity to meet with Zuckerberg at the event. The vice president during the meeting with Zuckerberg in Aso Rock said this country’s going to be built on the energy and innovation of young people. Zuckerberg in his reponse to Osinbajo’s question on why he wasn’t wearing his t-shirt, he said it’s out of respect for the president, he wore a suit.

See more photos below:

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Zuckerberg speaking at the Aso Villa Demo Day

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Facebook CEO Exchanging pleasantries with Nigerians

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The Vice-president and Mark Zuckerberg at the Aso Villa Demo Day

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Zuckerberg going round and speaking to start-ups about their ideas.

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Mark Zuckerberg going round and speaking to the start-ups about their ideas.

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