My father brought internet to Nigeria – Eldee
Eldee, a well-known veteran Nigerian musician, has asserted that his father was the first to introduce the internet to the country.
In a recent interview with media personality JOI, the singer turned realtor made the assertion and added that his father was entirely to praise for the founding of computer enterprises at the time, including cybercafés.
The artist, who now resides in the United States with his family, claimed that despite studying architecture at university, his father had taught him the basics of information and communications technology.
Eldee 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 popcy.
“He was an IT guy. So, naturally, by association, I dey very align to IT even though I studied architecture.”