Twitter has announced that Ghana will be it’s headquarters in Africa.
Twitter is a micro-blogging and social networking services.
In a tweet, the Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Jack Dorsey disclosed that, twitter has selected Ghana to establish their headquarters in Africa.
“In line with [its] growth strategy… to truly serve the public conversation, we must be more immersed in the rich and vibrant communities that drive the conversations taking place every day across the African continent,” Mr Dorsey tweeted.
President Nana Akufo-Addo jumped in jubilation after sighting on the tweet by Jack Dorsey as he described the tweet as “EXCELLENT news” for Ghana.
In a retweet, the President said, “The choice of Ghana as HQ for Twitter’s Africa operations is EXCELLENT news. Gov’t and Ghanaians welcome very much this announcement and the confidence reposed in our country.”
Whiles Ghanaians were happy and jubilating following the announcement by Twitter, Nigerians on other hand disagreed with twitter for choosing Ghana over Nigeria.
This is how they reacted to the news
Another Big L for Nigeria who despite having the biggest active social media users, we got over looked for Ghana. This is obviously because of the anti-business policies of APC and Buhari. Shameful
— Honourable Oke Umurhohwo (@OkeStalyf) April 12, 2021
“gIaNt oF aFriCa” Nigeria in the mud again. Na only jollof rice wars and past glory dey our corner. When it comes to the reality on ground, it’s not even close concerning how we are viewed and perceived. 😭
— ✨👑 DaddyMO👑✨✊🏾 (@therealdaddymo1) April 12, 2021
— A.A (@deni_snr) April 12, 2021
Our anger isn't bcos its Ghana it's the failing system in Nigeria, that's our problem. Nobody would even consider Nigeria at this point in time
Neither will I advise a business owner 2 bring their business to this country
This is a big win 4 Ghana & Africa
— Mayoress(Rare)🌮🍲🍳♥️🧜♂️ (@Akia_Axkia) April 12, 2021
Another L for Nigeria.
— Sanusi Sule 🇳🇬 (@Simply_Sanusi) April 12, 2021