Prior to the Hackathon event that took place over the weekend, the event was a success. CCHub is Nigeria’s first open living lab and pre-incubation space designed to be a multi-functional, multi-purpose space where work to catalyze creative social tech ventures take place.
The hackathon Kicked-Off Workshop on Friday 24th of February, 2017 where a mixed panel will set context around the opportunities for citizens to engage in proferring solutions to local issues. Speakers at the kick-off workshop includes : Aisha Yesufu, Jude Feranmi, Adeolu Ogunbanjo and Lanre Suraju.
The founder said, ” BudITng was also developed like this 5 years ago and he wish the competitors Luck”.
Every competitor was eventually grouped on the second day which was on Saturday 25th February, 2017. The groups were named according to the IT problem to be solved
Group 1 : Solution to tackle medical negligence by keeping track of outcomes and ascalating to relevant agencies.
Group 2 : Solution to educate the public on who their Local Government officials are and make citizens aware of basic privilege available
Group 3 : Working to connect consumers of power to provide through CROs to report and follow up on complaints of power outages.
Group 4 : Building a platform that facilities exchange of information between citizens that generates waste and agencies that recycle
Group 5 : To assist citizens in basic interactions with government agencies inclusive of report on grievances and throwback.
On the third day, teams were gathering up finishing touches on their prototype. The Judges decided of the winner after the presentation.
MedPolice was the winner of Hackathon 2.0, Team PODA was the First-Runner up and My Voice was the Second Runner-up.
This is a wonderful platform to every participants. Hope to see more of this mind-blowing projects in Hackathon 3.0