- A young Nigerian boy, Abdulmumin Adinoyi Taofiq, has further proven that Nigerian is home to a lot of geniuses
- The 19-year-old boy built a radio-controlled aeroplane and wowed many after flying and landing it safely
- Taofiq has been commended on social media after photos and videos of the radio-controlled plane were shared on Facebook by El Yaseer Black Bilal
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A 19-year-old boy identified as Abdulmumin Adinoyi Taofiq has wowed many on social media after building a radio-controlled aeroplane.
Taking to his Facebook page, a Nigerian man named El Yaseer Black Bilal shared Taofiq's aeroplane and disclosed that the young boy is a 100 level student of the Federal University of Technology, Minna.
Taofiq, who is studying Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering, could be seen in two videos controlling the aeroplane with a radio.
The aeroplane, which was made of bamboo branches and papers, was flown into the sky and landed safely by Taofiq.
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Social media reacts
Nigerians were impressed with the young man's aeroplane and soon flooded the comment section of the post to commend him for a job well done.
Reacting, a Facebook user identified as Musdain Ibrahim said:
"This is the kind of things our government should invest on other than some useless Entertainment platform. That promotes nothing other than immorality in the society."
Abduljaleel Yahya commented:
Adams Aduku wrote:
"Wow! What a great job."
Bello Abdulkudus Onuchi said:
"I am so happy."
Suleiman Eneye Rufai wrote:
"This is extraordinary."
Meet young man who built Nigeria's first locally-made drone at 17
In similar news, a young Nigerian man identified as David Opateyibo is winning in the field of technology and inspiring many people aspiring to greatness.
At 17, he built Nigeria's first locally-made drone which could fly 15 minutes in the air with a maximum altitude of 2000 feet.
The drone is a high breed mix of existing drone components and locally fabricated material.
A look into his Instagram page, @dronerios, shows the progress the young man is making in the development of drones.