Facebook wants to open an office in Lagos
Facebook yesterday announced it will be opening an office in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of its commitment and ongoing investment in Africa.
The Lagos Office its the second office on the African continent.
The operations of the office is aimed at providing support to the entire Sub-Saharan Africa region. The office is expected to become operational from the second quarter of 2021 and will have in its service a team of expert engineers whose responsibility will be to build for the future of Africa’s tech. This will be the only of such operational offices on the continent.
Facebook’s office will be home to various teams servicing the continent from across the business, including Sales, Partnerships, Policy, Communications as well as Engineers.
According to a statement made public by Ime Archibong, Facebook’s Head of New Product Experimentation the Lagos office comes with new and exciting opportunities for digital innovations that will contribute to the development of the continent and then other parts of the world. #
Recall that in 2018, Facebook opened the NG_Hub, its first flagship community hub space in Africa which was delivered in partnership with CcHub, and in 2019 it also opened a Small Business Group (SBG) Operations Centre in Lagos, in partnership with Teleperformance.
Since the opening of its first office in 2015, Facebook has made a number of investments across the continent, aimed at supporting and growing the tech ecosystem, expanding and providing reliable connectivity infrastructures and helping businesses to grow locally, regionally and globally.
Facebook has from the past five years commenced a new wave of investments in the Africa tech space with the aim of supporting and growing the tech ecosystem, expanding and providing reliable connectivity infrastructures and helping businesses to grow locally, regionally and globally.
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