Ghanaian Boy Kwame Acheampong Builds Humanoid Robot That Talks, Earns Him Scholarship From Otumfuo

Talented Ghanaian Kwame Opoku Acheampong has built a humanoid robot that can walk and talk.

The innovation has earned him a scholarship from the king of the Ashanti Kingdom, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. The video in which Acheampong demonstrates that the robot can have interactions with humans has gained him online praise.

Ghanaian Kwame Opoku Acheampong has built a humanoid robot that can walk and talk, earning him a scholarship from the Asantehene, Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II. The young innovator was joined by his parents during his visit to the overlord of the Ashanti Kingdom, where he demonstrated how the robot works.

Humanoid robots are professional service robots built to mimic human motion and interaction, per Automate.

Acheampong’s robot addresses Asantehene The robot addressed Otumfuo and his people before thanking the revered king for the opportunity to speak before him.

According to a video on @SIKAOFFICIAL1 seen by YEN.com.gh, Acheampong has the quest to use his talent to help Ghana but has been unable to do so due to financial limitations. The young man received a scholarship to study at the Akenten Appiah-Menka University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development (AAMUSTED) – Mampong Campus, Ashanti Region, to develop his skill.

People have showered the innovator with encomiums after the footage emerged online.

Peeps react to video of Kwame Acheampong

Many called for more support for the young innovator in the comment section.

@ThingsEbi commented: The sad thing is that the guy was given the scholarship to study at a non-science-related university, Appiah Minka, instead of KNUST.

@Talk_my_mind said: Useless thing instead of him to take care of him till he dies, this is what he gave him.

@Papayaro6 commented: Very great innovation…where I have a problem is the language…A local language would have made it solid…very great…as he moves on, he should try multi-language in it. Kudos to him.

@1Ghanaman said: The average Ghanaian youth has a talent that has to be explored.

SOURCE: Yen.com.gh

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