Most Popular African Presidents On Facebook – Social media has proven without thought that its has come to stay and it’s importance in our day to day activities can’t be underestimated even in governance.
Social media has served as a very important tool bridging the gap between marketers and customers, celebrities and fans,friends and families, mentors and finally Presidents and citizens.
Popular among the social media network is faceboook. More than one billion people are active on facebook. And heads of states of countries have taken advantage to interact with their citizens.
Previously presidents and heads of states of western countries were the main leaders using facebook to interact. Now we have every President in Africa very active on facebook. Some even handle their activities personally. Besides interacting with citizens, it served as campaign grounds for these politicians.
Ghpage.com brings to her readers 10 most popular African presidents on facebook.
10) Beji Caid Essebsi – 188,747 Likes (Verified Account)
Essebsi became Tunisia’s president in December 2014. Essebsi is politically savvy and pragmatic and has to be credited for agreeing to enter a dialogue in 2013 with his arch-enemies, the moderate Islamist Ennahda party, to resolve a political crisis at the time. This move endeared him further to his fans.
9) Yoweri Museveni – 257814 Likes (Verified Account)
Uganda’s President had his claim to fame in November 2010, when his song, “You Want Another Rap?” became popular on YouTube. Seeking re-election at the time – Museveni who has been President since 1986, was purported to have made the video as a campaign tool.
His selfie also went viral with the photos posted on the President’s Facebook account attracting thousands of comments.
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