Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Friday said that despite his age and achievements, he was yet to be a computer literate because he was not born in the computer age. He made the remarks at the opening of a two-day robotics workshop for the generality of Nigerian Students.
The workshop was organised by the Public Affairs Section of the United States Consulate General Lagos and RoboRave International, USA with over 300 students from 22 schools, drawn from five states, participating at the event, which held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Library (OOPL), Abeokuta.
He urged all students to combine their understanding of computer and training in robotics, to enhance technological development of Nigeria.He emphasised that we need to embrace new innovations and design in order to have a cutting edge in science,technology and engineering.
Bray added to his tight point that children who receive STEM education via robotics training will be better prepared to solve real life problems, with more creativity, critical thinking and effectiveness.