My mum buys foodstuffs with money people give me; Boy Who Built ATM Machine with Carton Says in Video

My mum buys foodstuffs with money people give me; Boy Who Built ATM Machine with Carton Says in Video

  • A young boy who had gone viral for building an ATM machine with cartons has stated that he wants to be an engineer in the future
  • According to 10-year-old Chiagozie Chika, being an engineer will enable him to produce automobiles that will function properly
  • Chiagozie since his viral invention said people usually encourage him with money which his mum uses in buying foodstuffs

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A young talented boy has expressed his desire to become an engineer in the future so he can produce things that work

10-year-old Chiagozie Chika became an internet sensation after he demonstrated the use of an ATM machine he made with cartons in a video that blew across social media platforms.

Talented Nigerian boy who built ATM machine with carton says he wants to be an engineer to produce things that work
Young Chigozie aspires to be an engineer in the future Photo Credit: Screengrabs from video shared by BBC News Pidgin
Source: UGC

He has also created power bike with cartons

In a recent interview with BBC News Pidgin, Chiagozie said with the inspiration he got in creating the carton ATM machine, he has also made a power bike.

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The talented lad while showcasing the use of the ATM machine again stated that he makes N1k per day.

He added that his mum uses the money in purchasing foodstuffs.

What inspired his carton ATM machine

The 10-year-old said he was passing by an ATM stand one day and saw how people queued to use it.

He picked inspiration from that scene and used cartons, motor rollers, gums and other local items in making his own ATM machine.

Netizens hail the talented boy

Vera Ifih reacted:

"Ur boldness already show how tomorrow will be, more wisdom and understanding to create more my dear, more greater grace to meet ur helpers IJN Amen.. nothing will limit you ahead ahead we move."

Isaac Segun said:

"Ds is a boy that Nigerian government were supposed too develop his talents wit money, but all there know is giving bandit money too be killing inorcent solus, boy no matter what God will send an helper to achev ur ham and ur dream come true IJN."

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Akan Udom wrote:

"So sad you found yourself in a country like Nigeria, where they ignore raw talent. The worst of all is that buhari is your president at the moment. Don't worry someday your talent would be spotted and you will become a great engineer."

David Awa remarked:

"They will not see this talented boy now.but pls if you're there you know You can help this boy please do. I'm taking to all of you that will carry millions of naira to go and give somebody who have the money already during his or her birthday or house party..God will bless you the more when you pick someone like this and give him hope."

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The young man, Kenneth, will now get to pursue his dreams of becoming a mechanical engineer, thanks to a former Imo State Chief of Staff, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu.

According to one of his aides, Darlington Flowrymz Ibekwe who made the announcement on Facebook, his principal came across social media videos capturing the 20-year-old's talents and took interest in him.

A search was launched for the lad and he was found. Kenneth's home in Umuezeala, Ehime Mbano, Imo State was located and contact was established with his parents.


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