Presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi has reacted to the controversy that trailed Twitter’s decision to site its headquarters in Ghana.
Ogunlesi in his tweets which served as a response to Nigerians outlining some policies that might have made Twitter management team pick Ghana over Nigeria, described such comments as “silly”.
The Presidential aide stated that when Microsoft opened $100m development centers in Nigeria and Kenya (first two in Africa), nobody went about dissing South Africa or politicizing it.
When Microsoft opened $100m development centers in Nigeria and Kenya @MicrosoftADC (first two in Africa!) nobody went about dissing South Africa or politicizing anything. Because it’d have been silly. Grow up guys!
Jan 2020: GOOGLE: “Today, we launched our first Google Developers Space on the African continent, in Lagos, Nigeria. The Google Developers Space is a hub for African developers,entrepreneurs & startups & will house the Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa.”
One of Google’s new big investments is in a new undersea cable that’ll be landing first in Nigeria & SA (Nigeria is first branch!), “with approx 20 times more network capacity than the last cable built to serve this region.” Its named after a Nigerian!
“The Equiano cable landing site is located on Elegushi beach, near Yemi Adetayo Street, Elegushi, Lekki, Lagos. WIOCC has acquired the land to build the new cable landing station…”