A Nigerian robotics engineer, Olusola Ayoola, has built a carbon emission tracker drone that can smoke out criminals in any forest.
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.
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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.
Astrophysicist, Ovie Ali shared photos of the drone on Twitter.
”Nigerian robotics engineer, Olusola Sayeed Ayoola, develops a carbon emission tracker drone that has the capability of detecting criminals in the forests.
The drone of the U.I graduate, who had his master and PhD from Manchester, can be helpful against Boko Haram, kidnappers etc,” he captioned the images.
Social media users were impressed with his innovative creation as many believe the tech could be a good tool in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents.
@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…
@omoba_007; @NigComSat1R Come and make use of him now before Chad turn him to a king in there country.
@sadeeeeeeeeq; However, the question now is, is Ministry of defense going to collaborate with him to deploy this breakthrough against BH and other marauders?
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