My Dad Was The Very First Person That Brought Internet To Nigeria – Eldee
Even as the said topic is trending today, many don’t even know the significance, why it is happening that way. Today is the birthday of Nigerian veteran singer, Lanre Dabiri popularly known as ElDee.
Born in Northern Nigeria, Kaduna in 1977, May, 23. So, it’s a unique day for the rapper and singer to trend after being quiet for some time now.
Eldee who claimed that his father was the first person to introduce the internet to Nigeria in an interview that has caused so much buzz online already.
He said this in an interview with media personality, JOI, which went viral on Tuesday, May 23, 2023.
Speaking during the interview, he said, “My dad was the person that brought the internet, the very first person that brought the internet to Nigeria. So, he set up pretty much everyone, all the companies that initially, all the first cybercafés that you know. All of those connections came through my popsy (father).
“He was an IT guy. So, naturally, by association, I dey very align to IT even though I studied architecture. So when I reach Yankee, that was the easiest thing for me to do. That’s what I did as my paying job, like the way I earn money like I was still working solely on my career.”
Watch an excerpt of the interview below;