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With traffic congestion as one of the biggest issues facing people residing or visiting Lagos, the folks at IBM, Techpreneur Africa and Andela have taken it upon themselves to help find solutions to this problem.

The event, Hack Lagos Traffic consists of  tutorial session, interactive coding, design workshop, as well as short talks from entrepreneurs including Seun Onigbinde from Budgit, Confidence Odionye from BeatTraffik, and Dele Odufuye from Tsaboin, a traffic tracking service.

IBM looks to leverage on its expertise in the area of Big Data and its app development suit, IBM Bluemix, enable participants build solutions to traffic-related problems in sprints..

The event is scheduled to take place on March 26, 2016 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Lagos State E-Learning Center in Lagos Island, Nigeria, and if you are looking to attend, simply register here. The event is set to attract socially minded tech heads, representatives of the Lagos State government, logistics startups such as MAX delivery, to mention a few.