Meet 12-year-old Ghanaian pupil building amazing mobile games

Meet 12-year-old Ghanaian pupil building amazing mobile games

- A 12-year-old Ghanaian boy in high school named Gerard Nweje is gaining grounds as a great software developer

- His passion began after young Gerard was exposed to an opportunity to learn to code

- Gerard now develops mobile games on his own and has won the interest of great players in the industry

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Gerard Nweje, a 12-year-old high school student in Ghana is building his own mobile games all by himself as a young software developer. reports that Gerard's journey started after he was enrolled in a popular coding school by his parents and soon discovered his extreme passion for developing games.

At the school identified reportedly known as Codetrain, Gerard developed adequate skills in Java, XML, Android Studio and within a few months, he had already started building his first mobile app.

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The perseverance, hard work and passion of Gerard made him popular in his circles. Soon enough, his works caught the attention of a Zimbabwean software entrepreneur and media strategist called Tino Mavunga.

That was another turning point for Gerard whose young career would see another big boost. Tino suggested that he meets Eyram Akofa Tawiah, CEO of Leti Arts, a globally recognized award-winning Ghanaian game development and digital comics company.

Meeting the CEO of Leti Arts was extremely fruitful for Gerard who later affirmed he was greatly impacted by the meetup.

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Gerard's story goes to inspire the thought that if young Ghanaian kids are exposed to opportunities out there, they would discover themselves more quickly and also spend their times on very useful courses.

According to Gerard, his lessons compelled him to delete all the games he has had on his laptop and build new ones all by himself.

Young Ghanaian students have lately been in the news for great achievements.

Not long ago, reported that Kelvin Amaniampong, a 14-year-old SHS student from Akim Manso in the Eastern Region of Ghana has created a groundbreaking innovation that can save the Free SHS Policy in Ghana ¢4m every year.

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