5 young Nigerian girls win 2018 Technovation World pitch in California for developing an app that detects fake drugs.
Yesterday in California USA, Nigeria’s flag as raised high as some young Nigerian ladies won the 2018 Technovation World pitch at the San Jose theatre in California by developing a mobile app called FD-Detector (Fake Drug Detector) which helps identify fake pharmaceutical drugs in Nigeria. The app leverages a drug's barcode to verify its authenticity and expiration date.
The Technovation world pitch is the world's largest tech entrepreneurship program for girls ages 10-18. The students who beat students from Spain, USA, China, Uzbekistan and Turkey in the junior category are students of Regina Pacis school in Onitsha, Anambra state. . The school which is owned by the Catholic Archdiocese of Onitsha, and being managed by Most Rev Dr Valerian Maduka Okeke, has once again proven to the world that Nigeria’s education, is not by anyway a total write off.
The Anambra girls who have now become Africa's Golden Girls is made up of five brilliant girls including
1 Promise Nnalue2 Jessica Osita
3 Nwabuaku Ossai
4 Adaeze Onuigbom
5 Vivian Okoye
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