Heralded as Africa’s Silicon Valley, Nigeria is an important country for Tunga. Some 50% of the 750+ qualified Tunga developers live here. Tunga’s community and local team in Lagos has mushroomed in the past two years. But travel restrictions made it virtually impossible to travel there. Last month, we finally had a chance to catch up. It certainly wasn’t time wasted!
Much to the envy of colleagues in Uganda and Europe, COO Reinier van Scherpenzeel, Head of Talent Viola Nuwaha, and Talent Manager Esther Ninsiima paid a long overdue visit to the Tunga branch in Lagos.
When we opened our Lagos office in October 2019, it had only three occupants. Now, it is supposed to accommodate 17 people. Eleven of them are coders on Tunga’s dedicated team for rb2, which continues to expand. Our Lagos crew has grown too – it currently boasts six members, none of whom we’d met in real life before! And this is all in addition to the many Nigerian devs working remotely for our clients.