Nigeria: Facebook announces office in Lagos, second in Africa

A facebook office at Nigeria. The American giant of social networks intends to set up in Lagos, next year.

Second desk on the African continent, after that of South Africa in 2015, the Nigerian branch will recruit teams in the fields of sales, of the Politics and some communication.

Facebook hopes to develop products created by Africans for Africa and the rest of the world.

In 2016, the founder of the company, Mark Zuckerberg, had traveled to Lagos for his first trip to the mainland.

This deployment in Africa’s most populous country follows the opening in 2018 of NG_Hub and a small business operations center in 2019.

According to a recent study, Facebook’s investments in infrastructure and the connectivity in sub-Saharan Africa could generate over $ 57 billion in economic benefits over the next five years.