Google map now has Nigerian local accent feature

Technology giant, Google on Wednesday launched a local accent voice service on its map product. Nigerian commuters can now hear travel advice in a local voice on Google Maps under the new features. Unveiled in capital Lagos, the local accent voice feature will also be available on Google Assistant. Google says the aim is to attract more users in Africa. Ramesh Nagarajan, Google’s director of product management said at the event that “There are 10 million (motorcycles) in Nigeria, it’s hugely popular. We’re going market by market based on popularity.”…

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