Photos drop of 8-seater 'Okada' hit the internet; draws wild reactions

Photos drop of 8-seater 'Okada' hit the internet; draws wild reactions

- The pictures of a remodelled motorcycle popularly known as okada has got many talking on Twitter

- After it was rebuilt, the okada has a long seat that can carry seven passengers, plus the rider

- Many people who saw the photos expressed great safety concerns, revealing that the machine was not made to handle such pressure

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The photos of a motorcycle carrying eight people at once have stirred massive reactions on social media as people had a lot to say.

Chief among what people asked was: why would a person go that far to make a machine that is meant to carry a maximum of two passengers take eight people?

Tweeps also noted that making body modifications to a bike to handle such without increasing its engine's horsepower to a commensurate level is very unsafe.

Photos shared show that the bike's seat was rebuilt. To give the passengers some relative comfort, a very long leg brace was also made so the passengers do not rest their feet on the machine's silencer.

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It should, however, be noted that at the time of writing this report, cannot verify the location where the photos were taken.

See the photos below:

Below are some of the reactions:

@musajidda said:

"You no increase the capacity of the engine, and you went ahead and overload the motorcycle with a long bench and you called it innovation, continue."
Photos of Okada with Long Seat that Can Carry 8 People all at once Break the internet
Many people condemned the remodelled machine which carries 8 people. Photo source: @Gidi_Traffic
Source: UGC

@Horlufemi said:

"This is not safe. A tiny bus (Korope) is better and safer than this contraption. Safety first."

@SimpuLahgahdhas said:

"Na the tire go suffer the stress."

@slimking44 said:

"Pls don't let naija welders see this."

Meanwhile, earlier reported that Anthony Obinna Okafor, a graduate of Mechanical/Production Engineering, Okafor who studied at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, built a solar-powered tricycle.

He said he wants to be known as Elon Musk of Africa. Okafor disclosed that it took about three weeks to complete the tricycle, popularly called 'Mahama camboo'.

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