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Prosper Otemuyiwa 🔥 @unicodeveloper
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Let me talk about youths in the Nigerian tech. industry. This is my domain. 🔥

These men & women work really hard. Blood & sweat make up a great chunk of their daily diet to make the most difficult things happen. THREAD!!! #LazyNigerianYouths
The @Andela we all talk about today was co-founded by a #HardWorkingNigerianYouth. And Nigerian youths made it work especially when the general populace was wondering how you could turn young Nigerians into World Class developers within a short time frame.
#HardWorkingNigerianYouths helped scale Andela to Kenya and Uganda. Andela has offices in San Francisco and New York today.

Oh, I joined Andela in 2014 when it was just one very small office(shared) in one corner of Sabo, Yaba & we worked really hard to make things happen. 🔥
The #HardWorkingNigerianYouth that co-founded Andela, @iaboyeji went on to deliver @theflutterwave to us with another amazing young man popularly known as “G.B”.

The @theflutterwave team is made up of #HardWorkingNigerianYouths. They power Uber Nigeria, Airpeace & many others.
Interswitch acquired Vanso for 15 Billion Naira In 2016. Guess who co-founded Vanso, a very young #HardWorkingNigerianYouth. He’s very quiet on Twitter.

Oh, Mitchell Elegbe is also a #HardWorkingNigerianYouth that founded Interswitch in 2002.
Just 2 years ago, this #HardWorkingNigerianYouth @ridwan_olalere founded @forLoopAfrica.

It started as @forLoopNigeria. It was meant to be a Nigerian thing. Right now, we have @forLoopGhana @forLoopRwanda @forLoopNairobi & @forLoopUganda. BOOOM! #HardWorkingNigerianYouths 🔥🔥
founded by two #HardWorkingNigerianYouths @0x and @shollsman is what a lot of Nigerian businesses use for payment now.

One example. Paystack powers Taxify.

The team of developers & designers, even my Chairman @ObiIk is made up of #HardWorkingNigerianYouths 💃
I’ll like to quickly add that @shollsman, @0x and I attended the same university here in Nigeria.

They may not know this, but I mean I have to famz great men & #HardWorkingNigerianYouths that are making things happen without the Government & improving the lives of Nigerians. 😌
A #HardWorkingNigerianYouth @OdunEweniyi co-founded @Push_CV and PiggyBankNG 🔥🔥💃💃

The team is made up of #HardWorkingNigerianYouths. A lot of Nigerians, old & young are actively saving with Piggybank.

Nigerian Youths are still not hardworking? Nawa o, let me continue jor
A #HardWorkingNigerianYouth @markessien founded @hotelsng

Nigerians use Bruh, Baba did not stop there. Mark started this Internship program that has now produced tons of software developers across Nigeria.

Oh, the 4th edition now cuts across Africa 🔥
Sani Yusuf, @saniyusuf, a bloody, supersonic #HardWorkingNigerianYouth & friend is a Google Developer Expert & Internationally recognized as an @Ionicframework Expert & Terrific speaker. 🚀 🚀

He has spoken in many JavaScript Conferences across the world. He’s in his 20s 🔥💃😌
Another young #HardWorkingNigerianYouth @gossyomega founded a university called Beni American University.

Who the hell starts a University in his 20s? A #HardWorkingNigerianYouth! 🔥

He just got on #Forbes30Under30 list recently. Amazeballs! 🚀🚀🚀
My Chairman @aniediudo, Program Manager, Developer Ecosystem for Sub Saharan Africa, Google is a #HardWorkingNigerianYouth.

His work & that of this team made the first African Google Launchpad Accelerator happen. Nigerian startups made up 50% of the total selected. 🌪💥☄️⚡️
Bosun Tijani, @bosuntijani, founder of CCHUB is a #HardWorkingNigerianYouth. If I begin to list the number of startups & companies that exist because of CCHUB, I’ll shut down Twitter servers.

Mark Zuckerberg came to Nigeria. First stop was CCHUB. Ahhh! God of heaven 🌪🌪🌪🌪
How will I not mention Seun @seunonigbinde, founder of @BudgITng, a #HardWorkingNigerianYouth. He works so hard to show us everything about the Nigerian Budget and Financial schemes.

His team have exposed many flaws in the system due to the declarative approach of their work. 🌟
Jason Njoku @jasonnjoku, founder OF @irokotv is a #HardWorkingNigerianYouth.

We can now stream Nollywood movies on our smartphones like Netflix. It’s not just the software. Somehow he brought everyone together, from Nollywood to Aba boys to developers #BOOM! 🔥🔥
Another #HardWorkingNigerianYouth @wexcely Founder of @Techpointdotng. He & his team are doing a superb job of chronicling African tech. startup stories.

What blows my mind is the #InspiredTechpoint conference he organizes, It’s happening this year too!
My friend @devfunsho used to head technology at @Anakle. Now, he heads technology at another beautiful company.

In fact, he’s on the team making @forLoopRwanda happen. 🔥

Sir, you work harder than the devil. You are a #HardworkingNigerianYouth 🚀
Blessed with great friends. Such a privilege. The Learner of all things @iamraphson heads a team of developers & designers working for a company in U.S.A.

His ability to manage the developers here & others in a different time zone inspires me. Another #HardworkingNigerianYouth
Another co-founder of Andela. The indomitable & inimitable @nadayar. His leadership enabled us craft the first draft of Andela’s curriculum for all stacks in 2014 & revised over & over.

Nad is also a rapper & footballer 😅

PS: He managed me at Andela. #HardworkingNigerianYouth
#HardWorkingNigerianYouth & I took the trip to ensure @forLoopNairobi came on board.

Christian consults for @scotch_io @cloudinary @pusher. The list is endless. I call him an Engineer’s Engineer.

An unmatched leader for @ngnigeria @forLoopAfrica @frontstackio 😎💥🐐
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