- Osatohanmwen Osemwengie, a robotic genius, is one of many Nigerians in the diaspora representing the nation well
- The Nigerian genius also founded the Open Robotics University that awards degrees, masters, and PhDs for free in the field
- Before he migrated to the US, the Nigerian was also a celebrated administrator at the College of Education in Benin
Our Manifesto: This is what YEN.com.gh believes in
Osemwengie is a robotic genius who currently works with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and has been able to deploy drones to many parts of the world, The Cable reports.
In 2008, he was quite a star at that year’s robotics championship. In his interview with the media, he said he with a team are working on a technology called Mars Curiosity Rover which is set to launch in 2020.
READ ALSO: Last of Boko Haram's kidnapped girls gives birth to baby boy for the gang leader
Though the Edo state indigene left the country in the early 80s, he has been maintaining a strong tie with his home country.
The Nigerian academic also has six masters and four PhDs and once served as an administrator at the College of Education, Benin.
“Six master degrees, not bad. I was in the State of Ohio on Monday, December 12th, 2016 for my Masters of Business Administration (MBA) graduation.
“This is my 6th masters degree and will begin work on my 7th masters degree in January 2017, and my 4th PhDs. degree at University of Texas at Dallas in September of 2017,” he said.
READ ALSO: Nigerian university reportedly translates physics, chemistry and maths textbooks into Hausa
Another thing worth knowing about the Nigerian genius is that he founded Open Robotics University, an institution that has been called a tuition-free one.
The university, which was created in collaboration with Google+, awards bachelor, masters, doctorate degrees in the robotics field.
In other news, careful studies in recent years have revealed that one of the world's most relevant subjects, mathematics, was invented in Africa and not from the foreign world as many Eurocentric myths have suggested in the past.
According to Libertywritersafrica.com historical facts, archaeological evidence, and artefacts, lend credence to the origination of mathematics from ancient Africa, more than 25,000 years ago.
A good mass of the historic evidence comes from the mountains of Swaziland and the headwaters of the Nile River in the north-eastern part of Congo.
Enjoy reading our stories? Download YEN's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major Ghana news!
This is what makes 4-year-old Nii Omanye aka Kwame Nkrumah the smartest child in Ghana| #Yencomgh
Get interactive via our Facebook page.