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Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, World’s largest micro-blogging platform has landed in Nigeria.
Dorsey, an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur made the announcement of his arrival Thursday, November 7, 2019 on his verified Twitter handle.
Jack Patrick Dorsey who is also the founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company, tweeted, “So grateful to be finally in Nigeria.”
In October, Jack had announced plans to visit four African countries: Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa.
So grateful to finally be in Nigeria 🇳🇬
— jack 🌍🌏🌎 (@jack) November 7, 2019
Twitter has Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on its board.
In the meantime, hundreds of Nigerians have welcomed Jack to the soil with some funny tweets, calling on the Twitter boss not to miss Nigerian jollof rice.
How Nigerians welcome Jack Dorsey: Taste Nigerian jollof rice
A few minutes ago, the CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey announced his arrival in Nigeria. He is on the tour of four African countries.
The American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur tweeted, “So grateful to finally be in Nigeria.”
Hundreds of Twitter users who welcomed Jack to Nigeria expressed how excited they are to have the micro-blogging platform founder on Nigerian soil.
But doesn’t go without some funny tweets, one Twitter user said, “What if we hook up at my place for some confirm pounded yam and egusi soup”
Similarly, Adebayo Bankole tweeted, “You are welcome to Nigeria Jack. Just make sure you have a taste of our delicious and tasty jollof rice and your life will not remain the same”
Another twitter user @nigeriamustscucceed said, “Welcome Jack… Beware of our lie lie NGOs and CSOs… And a certain MBBS doc. Enjoy but don’t touch our fine girls oh…”
Still trying mock the statement made by the Works Minister Babatunde Fashola who was quoted as saying that Nigerian roads were not as bad as some think, a Twitter user Stephen tweeted, “Welcome Jack, While you are here, we will like you to visit Apata, Festac area because our road is not that bad!”
See a few other below:
Welcome to Nigeria Jack! If you are in Abuja, I hope you visit the Nigeria CDC @NCDCgov to see how Twitter is used for event based surveillance, risk communications and public health response activities!
Always busy with disease outbreaks and Twitter is an excellent tool pic.twitter.com/UoF9PzKESQ
— Oyeronke Oyebanji (@OyeRonke_) November 7, 2019
Make sure you eat nkwobi, drink palm wine before you go
— i_am_omoba (@princeokey10) November 7, 2019
Welcome to Nigeria, home of savage responses and country where influencers are mini God's..lol 😂🤣 🤣
— Biola Gbemms (@HorlarJhidey) November 7, 2019
Come to ikeja…I need to ask you, why you are always suspending my bf. So meet me in the dm let's book appointment. Thank you.
— As it pleases GOD 💯 (@khossyy) November 7, 2019
Nno nwanne. A few things you should look out for during the trip!
1. Suya (it's amazing)
2. Fela Kuti's "shrine"
3. If you come to Abuja, don't go to Gwarinpa – they don't have internet.
— n. (@nnwigene) November 7, 2019
Ifeyinwa Nwobi simply tweeted, “Welcome to Nigeria Jack. Will be nice to discuss some Twitter policies and way forward over a plate of Nigerian Jollof Rice in Abuja”
At the time of this report, #Jack is trending on Twitter.
At InfomediaNG, we welcome Jack to Nigeria.