Exclusive Photos from Governor Ambode's visit to Yaba tech community

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January 11, 2017
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Recently, the startup community in Yaba has been attracting quite a lot of attention.

Earlier in 2016, the community welcomed Adebayo Shittu, the then newly appointed Minister of Communication. Then in August, Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg also paid the community a visit.

Earlier today, Wednesday afternoon, Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode paid a courtesy visit to the iDEA Hub and Co-creation Hub (CcHub) in Yaba.

Below are exclusive photos from his CcHub visit.

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Femi Longe, co-founder Co-Creation Hub, welcomes Governor Ambode

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Damilola Teidi, co-founder Gomyway, pitches her solution to Governor Ambode

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Oge Odilibe, Truppr communications manager, takes the stage

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Temi Giwa-Tubosun, CEO of Lifebank, pitches her solution to Governor Ambode

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The governor commended the entrepreneurs he met greatly. He expressed appreciation for the work they are currently doing. In his own words, “You people are the future of Nigeria”.

Following this, he made a commitment to providing steady electricity and grants to Yaba startups.

Democratising access to in-demand skills for 1 billion Africans | CEO, AltSchool Africa | Co-Founder, TalentQL, Techpoint Africa. Twitter: @AdewaleYusuf_
Democratising access to in-demand skills for 1 billion Africans | CEO, AltSchool Africa | Co-Founder, TalentQL, Techpoint Africa. Twitter: @AdewaleYusuf_
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