OkEX announced a Cryptour campaign to educate the masses about blockchain tech and cryptocurrency across the African continent.
The Malta based exchange, OkEx, kick-started an African cryptocurrency tour over the last weekend. The 4 weeks tour started from Nigeria and South Africa on September 7th and continued on September 14th in Accra, Ghana.
In an interview with BlockNewsAfrica on the need for an OkEx tour in Africa. Aliu Musa, OkEx Africa Community Lead cited that OkEx identifies Africa is an emerging market with immense potential. He said:
We see Africa as an emerging market in blockchain technology that has potential to become the biggest in the world. For this reason, we are moving around to interact with the community and build the ecosystem together with them, which is one of our focus at OKEx.Aliu Musa – OkEx Africa Lead
He went ahead to discuss the future of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency on the African continent:
We believe Africa could be the next frontier for cryptocurrency in the world. It has been proving by statistics that Nigeria has made the most searches for the term, “Bitcoin” more than any other country as at April 2018. Interest is spunning out on crypto from everywhere in Africa and we believe that a digital assets economy is the way to go for the Africa continent.Aliu Musa – OkEx Africa Lead
Aside from the informative presentations by some of Africa’s biggest blockchain influencers, attendees also get the chance to enter giveaways where they could win cryptocurrencies and OkEx merchandise.
OKEx is a world-leading digital asset exchange, providing advanced financial services to traders globally by using blockchain technology with users from over 100 countries.
With a focus on Africa, OkEx hopes to capture users from the ever-growing number of cryptocurrency enthusiasts on the continent.