February 3, 2018 was a great day at Mal Hub, a pleasant day to always remember in the history of Kwaran students, the day developers from various campuses united to learn how to write code to solve problems at scale using the mighty GitHub tools.
The event was a great success, with over 40 developers from different institutions across Kwara State in attendance including students of @Unilorin. it was highly impactful with lot of motivational speech from speakers who talked on various topics to improve their coding skills. The settings was cool, registrations was well conducted by the volunteers and participants received GitHub Swags without no stress.
Kamaldeen Yusuf kick start the event by introducing members to the importance of GitHub and the great job Ingressive tech community is doing to assist developers in Africa. He also emphasize on the roles of Ingressive Campus Ambassadors and why developers should leverage on GitHub to build amazing projects that can meet up with the global standard.
Ajala Abdulsamii sensitized participants with a very beautiful presentation, taking them through various ways of enhancing their workflow using GitHub,at the end of his presentation, various questions were answered by the tech evangelist which gives participants broad ideas about how GitHub works in real live projects. He also asked some various code questions from participants, given them the chance to redeem the GitHub t-shirt if questions were answered correctly.
Olabamiji Ibrahim, the CEO of robust technology spoke on determination as a strong weapon to achieve all in tech ecosystem. He made us realize that one needs to be determined and be submissive in other to achieve something great in life. He said that determination could be a topic on its own if vividly studied because being determined is said to have a potential power that kills other obstacles that wants to find its way to ruin the dream you are chasing. He cited an example about his late friend who was always determined to achieve something in life.
Abdullateef Bolaji, the CEO Iqra Books Limited spoke on knowing your limit isn’t crime, it’s a crime when you stop dreaming. In his presentation, he focus more on how to dream big. Everyone dreams but not everyone put it into action. How to attain such dream is quite easy and he discuss some of the ways to attain it. Idea is a powerful weapon when it comes to basic strategies to attain one’s dream.
He quotes that “if your idea is not stupid, then you haven’t provided a great idea yet”.