- Vice President Yemi Osinbajo's recent meeting with a team from Microsoft Corporation has attracted the attention of young Nigerians
- The presidency had announced and shared details of the virtual meeting which was held on Friday, January 8
- Some Nigerians took to social media to commend the efforts of the vice president in engaging tech giants on behalf of Nigeria
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo's recent virtual meeting with the Microsoft Corporation team led by its president, Mr Brad Smith on Friday, January 8 has generated excitement among young Nigerians.
Legit.ng gathered the tech giant committed to partnering with the federal government in its Economic Sustainability Plan prompting massive reactions among young people in the country.
A statement from the presidency seen by Legit.ng indicates that Osinbajo urged the global firm to engage young Nigerians.
Some Nigerians have been commenting on the meeting via Twitter with majority using the hashtag - #MicrosoftNaija:
Wilson Egwu wrote:
“Nigerians youths are on their way to greatness with VP Osinbajo bringing this tech giant Microsoft into our technology space. That means a big strategy for tech jobs and economic growth while making the country's tech ecosystem the most viable in Africa is indeed a great development.”
Chika Medoosa wrote:
“I absolutely love Osinbajo’s romance with the big tech industry and its advantages for the Nigerian youth. It’s also mind-blowing just how much influence he seems to have on them; from Google to Huawei to Facebook and now Microsoft.”
“I doubt tech companies have had an interest in Nigeria but the VP has somehow managed to attract the likes of Facebook, Google, Huawei, Jack Ma, etc.”
Adewumi Collins wrote:
“VP Osinbajo has been at the forefront of Nigeria’s investments in the tech sector. After his visit in 2018/2019, Nigerian got about $377million in investments in the tech sector. Job creation, hubs, training, and so on.”
Osinbajo continues to get the support of young Nigerians through his deliberate policies on improving the welfare of young people in the country.
A recent comparison between Osinbajo and Mike Pence of the US was shut down by the vice president's supporters on Twitter last week.
Earlier, attempts to rope the vice president into a road accident and indict his convoy was dismissed with proofs provided by his aide on visual documentation.
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