Twitter CEO commends Nigerian man travelling from London to Lagos with motorcycle to campaign against Polio (photos)


Twitter CEO, Parag Agrawal has commended a Nigerian man, identified as Kunle Adeyanju, who took on an uphill task to travel from London to Lagos with a motorcycle to campaign against Polio.

Kunle began the ride on Tuesday, April 19, and has been sharing daily updates about his journey on micro-blogging site, Twitter.


He disclosed that his route is from London – France – Spain – Gilbraltar – Morocco – Western Sahara – Mauritania – St Louis – Senegal – Gambia – Mali – Cote d’Ivoire – Ghana – Togo – Benin – Lagos.

The rider who is currently in Ghana and will arrive Nigeria in a few days, has garnered over 80 thousand followers on the platform since he began his expedition a month ago, as netizens look out for his posts daily.

He recently paid a visit to the Twitter office in Ghana and was warmly welcomed by the team.

The Twitter team shared pictures from his visit on the platform and wrote,

“Since 19th April, @lionheart1759 has been riding from #LondontoLagos on a campaign to end Polio.He’s shared daily updates of his journey on Twitter. Myself, @OluwamayowaTJ & @nnekachile of #TwitterGhana office had the privilege to meet him on his arrival in GH. #TwitterForGood.”

The tweet caught the eye of the CEO of Twitter, Parag Agrawal, and he lauded Kunle for undertaking the daredevil mission and sharing it on Twitter.

“Hey @lionheart1759 — thanks for sharing your inspiring journey with the world on Twitter, and with our @TwitterGhana team. Love to see it #LondonToLagos”, he tweeted.

See below,

See more photos of Kunle in different countries,


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