Vice President, EMEA, at Facebook, Nicola Mendelsohn in a statement said, that during the past five years, the global Facebook community has more than doubled in size, and its community in Nigeria continues to grow, according to Punch.
“For us, Friends Day in Nigeria was about hearing the stories of our community using Facebook our platform to grow and connect with others,” Mendelsohn said in a press release.
“We have made amazing progress over the past year. We’re only 1 percent done in Nigeria and inspired to do even more in this fast-moving, mobile first country.”
Nunu Ntshingila, Head of Africa for Facebook, added that Facebook intends to deepen its partnerships with Nigerian businesses.