Excitement mounts as the duo of Don Jazzy and Davido will be challenging each other at the forthcoming Tech+ Conference and Exhibitions.
Holding in Lagos at the Eko Hotels and Suites on Friday with the theme, Leadership in Digital Technology, Tech+ will feature gaming sessions, exhibitions, the digital school, programming, plenary and break-out sessions as well as panel discussions to be led by high profile speakers drawn from local and global brands, organizers say.
The entertainers took to their Twitter handles to announce their participation and, also, throw up challenges to any would-be contestants.
Davido, who recently won the MTV AMA Best Male artist Award in South Africa, had tweeted, “My FIFA 15 skills will be on point 4 Tech+! July 24th 25th at EkoHotel.”
Don Jazzy also tweeted; “Think u can beat me @ FIFA 15? Come find out @ Tech+ from July 24th-25th at Eko Hotel.”
Tunji Adeyinka, CEO of Connect Marketing Services Limited, organisers of the conference disclosed that there is a total prize money of N1.5m. Winner in the FIFA 2015 category will receive a cash prize of N500, 000 while the first and second runners-up go home with N300, 000 and N100, 000 respectively. In the Mortal Combat category, the sum of N300, 000 goes to the winner, the second-placed person receives N200, 000 and the third N100, 000, Adeyinka disclosed.
Some of the notable speakers include Jim McKelvey (co-founder of Square), Wael Fakharany (Google X Middle East and Africa) and Nicolas Martin, CEO, Jumia Africa among others.
TECH + is powered by MTN Nigeria with sponsorship from Huawei, Jumia, Coscharis Motors, Samsung, Google, Uber and Terragon Group. Partners include Enplug Africa, Atlantic Exhibition and Lagos State Signage and Advertising Agency (LASAA).