Yoruba Wikimedians User Group are group of Yoruba language Wikimedians committed to develop, improve and promote Yoruba language Wikipedia, and other Wikimedia projects that are related to the Yoruba Wikimedia projects like Wikimedia Commons, Wikidata, and MediaWiki, Nigerian pidgin in incubator and Wikimedia projects on topics related to Yoruba language, the Yoruba people, the states of Western Nigeria. We share the ideal of free access to knowledge in local languages. We aim to promote the use of Yoruba language related Wikimedia projects through various outreach efforts and to support people in western Nigeria to contribute to knowledge in Yoruba language.
Group photos at the first meeting of Yoruba Wikimedians User Group
In October 2018, the group organized a two-days workshop funded by Wikimedia Foundation to trained participants on how to contribute to Yoruba language Wikipedia. The event was a success and over 30 articles where contributed by participants of the event. The event took place at Lagos State University.