Talented Graduate Builds Bike that Runs Only on Electricity; Photos Emerge

Talented Graduate Builds Bike that Runs Only on Electricity; Photos Emerge

  • A Nigerian university graduate identified as Idris Muhammed has been celebrated on social media for inventing a bike that uses electricity
  • The Katsina state scholar's invention is said to be able to run for a long period of time when it is fully charged
  • Many people lamented that Idris' invention though incredible may not be heard of again as the country doesn't support the innovation of its citizens

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Idris Muhammed is one of the many bundles of talents West African country Nigeria is blessed with.

The university graduate recently became an internet sensation for his remarkable two-wheeled innovation.

Katsina University graduate builds bike that runs on electricity
The bike run for long when fully charged Photo Credit: LinkedIn/Abubakar B.
Source: UGC

Idris who finished from Al Qalam University in Katsina state invented a bike that runs only on electricity.

Abubakar B. who shared the wonderful development on LinkedIn said the bike has a top speed of 50km per hour.

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Abubakar added that when fully charged, the electric bike can run for long. He stated that the period for a full charge is 3 hours.

In photos he shared, Idris could be seen seated on his blue-coloured innovation that looks like a normal motorbike howbeit with a modification in its look. It appears to be made for only its rider and cannot take two persons at a go.

Nigerians hail Idris

Isiaq Sodiq Olamilekan wrote:

"Well I am not surprised, lot of people have created similar innovation only to be funded by a foreigner... who will fund this project."

Daniel Bekederemo said:

"Nigeria is a bundle of talent that's tied up and locked away by bad leadership. What a great work from this fellow "

Emmanuel Saduwa stated:

"We have lots of talents in Nigeria, we are so blessed but am afraid the government will turn a blind eye on this one ☝️☝️☝️ just like others."

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Marina Osoba remarked:

"What an awesome inventor! We should all patronise him! He will go far with the necessary help."

Mandella Golkus thought:

"This is awesome. Idris should be celebrated."

Man builds motorbikes that run on fuel using scrap materials

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that a talented man had built motorbikes that run on fuel from scrap materials.

At 38, Sumaila has defeated impediments and is building bicycles and motorbikes propelled by two-stroke engines that use oil mixed with gasoline or petrol.

He uses scrap metals in moulding the bikes. Sumaila told a trusted Ghanaian news media, Yen.com.gh that he wants to expand the business to train more people in the craft because he has a quest to transfer his talent to others.

Sumaila, a father of three, further mentioned that this passion drives him towards achieving his goals.

He said:

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"I need advanced tools to work. Also, I need an investor to finance the expansion of the business because I need a workshop to train people.
"I just love the work, and I want to use my talent to help other people, particularly people living with disabilities."

Source: YEN.com.gh

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