One hundred and Thirty Two Abuja residents have registered to take part in the Google Map Maker Abuja Map Up which hopes to add about 9,500 place of interest (hospitals, schools, roads, private and government offices, pubs, recreation centres etc) in Wuse, Utako, Jabi, Life Camp and Gwarinpa Estate to Google Map and Google Earth within 5 days of mapping exercise (January 29 – February 2, 2013), consequently making Abuja a smart city – a better mapped city with relevant and recent local information of businesses, recreation centers, hospitals, schools and roads.
Google Map Maker MapUp is an opportunity for anyone interested in mapping using Google Mapmaker to form mapping teams and show/share their local knowledge by mapping places in their locality, exchange ideas and win while having fun. The event in Abuja will start with the training of all participants at the International Women Centre, referred to as the Women Development Center on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 10am.
For more information and schedule of events about the Abuja Mapping Event, please visit:
For more information, kindly contact:
In Abuja, for Google Map Maker, Adepoju Emmanuel (English): +234-0-816-037-4359
(mobile); or firstname.lastname@example.org
In Abuja, for Cloneshouse Nigeria, Oludotun Babayemi (English): +234-0-813-490-8561
(mobile); or email@example.com
In Abuja, for, Nigerian Youth Climate Action Network, Hamzat Lawal (English): +234-0-
806-869-9956 (mobile); or firstname.lastname@example.org