Nigerian made cars: Top 5 you can affordBoko HaramNews – Vanguard NewsCountry Profile: NigeriaAdo-EkitiJAMB: 2017 UTME list of approved CBT registration centresBuhari has not disappointed Nigerians —DogaraPhotos: A 33,000 litres fuel tanker goes up in flamesREAD ALSO:   I caught my wife sleeping with men on several occasions, man claims

" />
0 Shares 10 Views

Technology minister launches made-in-Nigeria ‘car’

Apr 04, 2017
0 11

The Minister of Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, was photographed riding in a supposedly “made in Nigeria car” at the ongoing Technology and Innovation Expo in Abuja.

Onu had driven into the venue of the Techno 2017 on Monday in a car with wooden body and reportedly coupled together by one Ahmed Aliyu, africamv.com has reported.

The wooden-body car is named Amara.

Aliyu, who hails from Niger State, said he rode the car from Bida, Niger State, to Abuja; claiming to have used 23 litres of fuel.

Aliyu explained that the car uses motorcycle engine, and that apart from the wheel, engine and the tyres, every other material used in building the car was sourced locally.

Sometime last year, Onu had said that the absence of research and development had prevented Nigeria from competing with auto companies from around the world.

He charged the Peugeot Automobile Nigeria and other local auto-assembling companies to do their best to make Made-in-Nigeria car a reality.

READ ALSO:   See what happened to senator who decamped from PDP to APC

See the photos of the ‘car.’


You may be interested

GEJ challenges APC administration to public debate, says ruling party has nothing to show in terms of achievement
Headlines, News, Politics
0 shares5 views

GEJ challenges APC administration to public debate, says ruling party has nothing to show in terms of achievement

Flora Israel - Oct 19, 2017

- Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, says APC employs hi-tech propaganda to cover up its misrules- He insists the PDP performed when it controlled…

Naira depreciates further to N360.30/$ in NAFEX
Business, News
0 shares7 views

Naira depreciates further to N360.30/$ in NAFEX

Webby - Oct 19, 2017

By Peter EgwuatuThe naira, Thursday, depreciated marginally to N360. 30 per dollar in the Investor and Exporter (I&E) Foreign Exchange Window. liquidityData from…

Singer accuses SAFA boss of rape
News, Sports
0 shares7 views

Singer accuses SAFA boss of rape

Webby - Oct 19, 2017

South African singer and ex-MP Jennifer Ferguson has accused the country’s football boss Danny Jordaan, 66, of raping her nearly 24 years ago.…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.