Man designs tracker to fight kidnappers, hosts minister | Dailytrust

Man designs tracker to fight kidnappers, hosts minister

The nation’s fight against insecurity will soon get a boost as the first indigenous robot company in Nigeria, Robotic and Intelligence Nigeria (RAIN) is set to launch dedicated inescapable trackers to fight kidnappers and bandits anywhere in Nigeria.

The founder of the company, Dr. Olusola Ayoola, who made the disclosure in Ibadan on Monday, said the trackers which were at advanced stage of completion would further facilitate the work of the Nigerian Military and other security agencies in their concerted efforts to end kidnapping and banditry in the country.

Speaking while receiving the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, in his Ibadan office, Dr Ayoola said that RAIN embarked on the development of the trackers in response to the challenge thrown at RAIN and youths generally when the minister visited the company in his supportive head hunting of ingenious youths and youths in concrete developmental projects across Nigeria.

Dr. Ayoola told the minister that his company was awed by the unexpected visit of the minister to their office in August last year and consequently took the challenge thrown at them with all seriousness and sought support for the development of the trackers from the best brains across the globe.

The RAIN Chief Executive Officer disclosed that the trackers and other robotic intelligence resources developed by the company would soon be ready for launch, maintaining that the proactive, impactful steps being taken by the minister were all what the youths of Nigeria needed to give their best to the country.

RAIN, according to Dr. Olusola has become fully concerned and committed to the development of “AI- based approaches, artificial intelligence and equipment to fighting crimes in Nigeria since the August unprecedented motivation by the Minister of Youth Development.