WeChat Nigeria, recently issued a press release briefing stakeholders in the mobile messaging industry that the company had significantly increases it subscribers and user database in the country.
WeChat Country Manager (Nigeria), Idemudia Dima-Okojie, told Innovation Village WeChat has a “really healthy base of smartphone users that run into the millions in Nigeria.” Okojie disclosed that Wechat has added millions of users in Nigeria to its user base.
WeChat, a free messaging app with and calling features allows you to easily connect with family and friends across world.
Okojie further said: “Globally, a large portion of our over 500 million users come from Asia; however, in Nigeria, I must say Lagos is the biggest market. Naturally, with more than 15 million people living in Lagos and the Internet penetration here, it is expected that more users will be domiciled here.”
He described WeChat’s ideal Nigerian user as any mobile user.
How well will this go in the trend of WhatsApp already taken over the mobile messeging industry, time will tell.