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Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, through its schooling platform,  Edu360, has introduced its partnership with Awarri,  a pan-African science company,  to launch ‘The Next Robotics Legend’  initiative, a programme designed to  educate college students in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics, and ignite a world of possibilities.

This  coaching and competition for college students aged 11 to sixteen is being organised  as section of the bank’s efforts to boost education in Nigeria through  Edu360.The initiative will center of attention on identifying and nurturing younger attainable inventors and creators who will obtain fundamental coaching to solve some of the challenges plaguing the Nigerian society.

During the entry duration from August 7th to 21st, 2020, entries will be normal on the  Edu360  website from parent and guardians of interested adolescents within this age bracket. The top 25 entries will be shortlisted to take part in the intensive 3-month education programme and each of the individuals will  get hold of a tablet with preloaded information;  a  MekaMon, a robotic which provides an unparalleled schooling experience in superior robotics  as properly as get right of entry to to seasoned tutors for the programme duration.

At the cease of the free coaching programme, individuals will be required to discover a need in their community, and practice the competencies learnt to proffer a solution. The student with the great answer will be admitted for a mentorship application with Awarri

Speaking on the Bank’s partnership with Awarri, the Head, Corporate Communications and Marketing at Union Bank, Ogochukwu Ekezie- Ekaidem said: “Edu360  is excited to work with Awarri on this initiative because this links three areas that we are passionate about – Education, Innovation and Talent Development.

“Our focus on these three areas stems from the realisation that they are quintessential in riding improvement and sustainable have an effect on in Nigeria.”

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