Osinbajo inaugurates Omeife, Africa’s first humanoid in Abuja

Osinbajo inaugurates Omeife, Africa’s first humanoid in Abuja

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday in Abuja inaugurated Omeife, Africa’s first humanoid to boost Artificial Intelligence (AI) and technological development in Nigeria and the continent.

Mr Osinbajo was represented by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, who in turn was represented by the Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Kashifu Inuwa.

Omeife, the first African humanoid robot was developed by the Uniccon Group.

Omeife is with near-human resemblance, language competency, movement, navigation, and behavioural intelligence using AI and computer vision capabilities.

“We are living in an exciting time of advanced technological advancement, where the science fictions of yesterday are becoming the reality in products and services of today,” he said.

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