In a heartwarming tale of perseverance and brilliance, 13-year-old Nigerian programmer, Joshua Agboola, has etched his name in history as the youngest Certified Amazon Web Services (AWS) Developer Associate in Africa. This remarkable achievement not only fills the hearts of patriotic Nigerians with pride but also serves as a powerful reminder of the transformative power of education in shaping the lives of young minds.
He is a 13-year-old Programmer, Future Skills Activist, Tech Coach, and Keynote Speaker on technology topics. I am passionate about advocacy for the early teaching of tech skills to young people.
He said in his post on LinkedIn, “After clinching the Solutions Architect Associate certification last week, I was revved up to take the Developer Associate exam, and I am grateful to God I passed with flying colours. I hope my achievement inspires others to push for their career dreams in the tech space.”
Joshua’s success story stands as a beacon of inspiration for youths across the nation, encouraging them to nurture their skills, embrace continuous learning, and strive for excellence in their chosen fields.
As Nigeria takes strides in the realm of Information Technology, Joshua’s achievements exemplify the nation’s readiness to embrace the benefits of modern technology and participate actively in the digital era.
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