His Majesty, the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III, has blazed the road by creating the “Olu of Warri Tech Challenge” with a cash reward of N1m for the winner in an effort to establish a technologically informed populace in his domain, especially among the youth.
The tech-based original idea of the monarch aims to discover and nurture youth potential by giving them a platform to foster a creative technological culture.
Young people between the ages of 18 and 35 who are passionate about technological innovation and cutting-edge digital solutions are the target audience for the search for brilliant, talented I.T. youths.
According to a post on the official Instagram handle of the wife to the monarch, Olori Atuwatse, III had stated
“With cash prize of one million Naira, the Tech challenge is the golden opportunity for you to showcase your skill and position yourself for global relevance by being technologically innovative.
The challenge requires you to apply technological solutions to solving contemporary problems. The challenges require you to apply technological solutions to solving contemporary problems. Initiatives and creative idea submitted should solve any prevalent problem across different areas of society
So in line with the vision of empowering the people and expanding the influence and prestige of Warri Kingdom, His Majesty is intent to driving innovation and technological advancement in Warri through STEM education.
To be eligible, you will have to go through a thorough screening and assessment process and also meet these three criteria which includes, Identifying a problem, designing a creative solution and incorporating relevant features of digital –technology into solution”