A Kano Lady, who developed Sex Abuse App trends on twitter.

Who is the Kano Lady?

The Kano Lady who is trending on twitter is Saadat Aliyu.

Why is the Kano Lady Trending?

The Kano Lady started trending on twitter after Channels aired the news of the mobile app she developed. As at noon local time, Kano Lady and Saadat Aliyu are two of the top trends in Nigeria with over 12k and 5k tweets respectively.

While many twitter users commended Saadat Aliyu for the courage to break out of the norm; others faulted Channels for suppressing the identity of the developer by using the ambiguous “Kano Lady”.

Here are a few tweets:

Which Mobile App Did the Kano Lady Develop?

Saadat Aliyu alias Kano Lady developed a mobile app she named “Helpio“. Helpio is a mobile app for reporting cases of sexual abuse. The App also helps users to get help for victims of sexual abuse.

When was the Helpio App Launched?

Saadat Aliyu launched the Helpio App in August, 2020 on playstore. Click here to download Helpio on playstore.

Who is Saadat Aliyu?

Ms Aliyu who is the founder of Shamrock Innovations. Shamrock Innovations is a Women and Youth-Centric Tech Innovation Hub in Kano.

She started learning IT skills from her brother when she was in junior secondary school and subsequently became a self-taught developer.

Further, Saadat believes that Women and youth should be given opportunity to be innovative and creative.

Saadat Speak with LeadinGuides

Speaking with LeadinGuides on Tuesday, Saadat noted that the app primarily targets the local communities.

She also acknowledged that a major barrier to attaining the objective of the app, is the target users’ inability to effectively use it. Consequently, she said plans are underway to sensitize people on the use of the app.

Saadat also solicit volunteers to aid in the sensitization campaign. She said, two organizations have offered to finance the exercise.

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