- Opemipo Disu, 14, works with languages under web and software development
- The teenager has been coding since when he was 11 when his dad used to support him in creating software applications
- In 2019, Opemipo was nominated to be an IBM champion for Developers in 2020, and was later selected in January 2020
A 14-year-old boy identified as Opemipo Disu is a developer who works with languages under web and software development.
Legit.ng gathers that the teenager, who is from Lagos, has been coding since when he was 11 when his dad used to support him in creating software applications.
According to Opemipo, he always wanted to be a computer programmer since when he was around 5 years old.
He said: "I had my first computer when I was 5 when I started learning Visual Basic, C# and Python as far back as 2016."
In July 2017, Opemipo became a full stack developer. So he started learning web technologies. He said he later joined tech communities and released projects after learning.
In 2019, the teenager was nominated to be an IBM champion for Developers in 2020, then he was later selected in January 2020.
Opemipo, who is also a developer at Taqua Laba, is currently building a search engine named TechMe.
In other news, the chief executive officer of JoshForTech is a 10-year-old Nigerian programmer identified as Joshua Agboola.
Joshua started coding at the age of six and made a record by becoming the youngest speaker to present at a technology talk at the ICTel Expo of the Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry in July 2019.
The boy's father sent him to an academy for summer school when he was six, but the school said he was too young for the existing curriculum.
His father drafted a curriculum for him and Joshua surpassed the curriculum that was set by his father.
Joshua, who is one of the young software engineers in Nigeria, has built a number of games, a healthcare app and a few websites.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that there are geniuses around the world who do awe-inspiring things that leave people wondering the planet they must have come from.
This was the story of a nine-year-old primary five pupil of Carol School in Lagos, Siju Olawepo, who is able to tell the day of the week of any year without checking the calendar.
It will not be out of place to say Siju is a genius and a boy who definitely will do great things. The boy was discovered by an ICT teacher in the school, and he is on his way to becoming a star.
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