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See What President Buhari Told Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg During His Visit Today

President Buhari Friday has commended Mark Elliot Zuckerberg for sharing his wealth of knowledge with Nigerian youths, and inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs.

Receiving the internet entrepreneur in the State House, Pres Buhari said the various meetings held with Nigerian youths since his arrival were most timely as the country was already exploring opportunities to spur development through entrepreneurship.

He added that:

“Nigeria has always been identified as a country with great potentials for growth, especially with our youthful population, but now we are moving beyond the potentials to reality. I am impressed by your simplicity in sharing your knowledge and wealth with those with less income.”

Pres. Buhari noted that the simplicity and magnanimity of the entrepreneur, who is among the world’s richest men, had also challenged the culture of lavish wealth display and impulsive spending that had become peculiar to Nigerians.

His words:

“In our culture, we are not used to seeing successful people appear like you. We are happy you are well-off and simple enough to always share. We are not used to seeing successful people jogging and sweating on the streets. We are more used to seeing successful people in air-conditioned places.”

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