Nigerian robotics engineer built drone that can track down criminal


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Olusola Ayoola, a Nigerian robotics engineer has built a carbon emission tracker drone that can fish out criminals in any forest following the incessant kidnappings in the nation.

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The University of Ibadan graduate who founded Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Nigeria (RAIN) told Tribune Online that there is a future for the country in robotics and artificial intelligence.

Olusola, an MSc and PhD holder from Manchester, intends to set up a training centre in Ibadan where the youths will be equipped with knowledge in this fast growing field.

See some reactions on social media;

"@TundeIsholaHas1 said: Genius worthy of emulation. we are so proud of you. Continue making the name of your country and your family proud. There’s gain in integrity not fraudulent means of livelihood.

@UsmanAhmadu7: The government should just use this opportunity to get rid of insecurity in the country this is a very very good step to bringing back peace to Nigeria.

@Azeez_Maleek; I’ve met this young man before. In Ibadan, Oyo State. He was a discussant/speaker at an event on technology, digitalization, entrepreneurs. He spoke so brilliantly, with content and knowledge. Sharing his experience in that industry. Indeed, he’s exemptional. Very…"