2 Tech-savvy 12-year-olds build robots that help with housework

2 Tech-savvy 12-year-olds build robots that help with housework

- Two talented kids have made their country proud with their amazing skills in robotics and coding

- The youngstars are only 12 years old and they have made an invention that could change the chores done at home

- Fathia and Oluwatobiloba built robots that would fold clothes and grab things around the house

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Nigeria is a country with creative and talented go-getters. Young people have made a name for themselves in different fields such as information technology, science, art, entertainment and more.

Now, two preteens have made the country proud by inventing amazing technology that can be used as assistants at home during chores.

The kids, Oluwatobiloba Nsikakabasi Owolola and Fathia Abdullahi, successfully built robots after just a year of learning how to code.

Robot helps with chores

2 Nigerian 12-year-old kids build robots that help with housework Source: BBC Africa Twitter

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Owolola invented a robot he named the robot grabber. The robot functions as help that moves things around the house.

In an interview with BBC, Owolola said: "This is the robot grabber, I programmed it to identify an object and take it to another position."

Abdullahi invented a robot that functions to assist people after laundry. The robot folds clothes perfectly.

According to her, she decided to build the robot because that was the problem she had at home. She said: "I decided to build a robot that folds clothes because that is the problem we have at home."

Owolola revealed that he wants to become a robotic engineer while Abudullahi said she wants to become a food scientist. The little man said he started coding at the age of 10 while the young lady revealed she started coding at the age of 11.

Robot helps with chores

The 12-year-old kids built a robot that can fold clothes Source: BBC Africa Twitter

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In another news, an exceptionally talented young lady, Onyinye Edith Chima, who is a graduate of English and Literary Studies from the Ekiti State University, makes a living by creatively making uniquely different footwears for both men and women.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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