Founder Mark Zuckerberg is to visit Akwa Ibom state next month, the chairman of the Niger Delta Young Professionals, a non governmental group, has said.
Facebook is a social networking service launched in February, 2004, with over one billion active users.
The Chairman of the Niger Delta Young Professional, Mr Moses Siasia, made the announcement when he paid a courtesy visit on Gov. Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom on Friday.
Siasia said that Zuckerberg had been invited as one of the guest speakers during his groups youth economic summit, scheduled to hold in Uyo from May 28 to May 29.
The chairman said that young professionals from the Niger Delta were coming together to promote entrepreneurship, looking at economic challenges in the area.
Siasia commended Akpabio for transforming the state through infrastructure such as good roads, healthcare and education.
Responding, Akpabio told the group to put in their best in their chosen professions, adding that success could only come with hard work.
The governor pledged his support towards the hosting of the summit, commending the youths for not engaging in militancy.