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Nigerian Man Who Developed Electric Bike In Uganda Gets Presidential Recognition

Nigerian Man Who Developed Electric Bike In Uganda Gets Presidential Recognition
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The President of Uganda,Yoweri Museveni has reportedly applauded a talented Nigerian engineer, Professor Emeka Akaezuwa for manufacturing electric bikes in the country, describing the project as “groundbreaking”.
Press reports claim that the Nigerian man said to be the Vice Chancellor of the International University of East Africa in Uganda received praises for inventing electric bikes to improve the country in his own way.

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According to reports, Professor Emeka Akaezuwa developed the electric bikes by sourcing and using local talents in Uganda.

The engineer was said to have led a team of young, talented researchers who built electric motorbikes that are fully functional and are currently plying public roads in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda.

The press reports mentioned that the e-bikes that were developed will serve as a good solution for people facing fuel problems in Uganda and also a great means of departing from petrol-powered vehicles.

Man Invented Water-Cooking Stove Amidst Gas Price
Meanwhile, another Nigerian man named Hadi Usman, who invented a water-cooking stove in response to the country’s rising cooking gas prices, has pleaded with the federal government to support his project.

Usman, a 67-year-old talented man from the Jekadafari area of Gombe State, is said to have been responsible for a pile of uncommon and remarkable inventions in the past.

He is known for putting together a radio transmitter and running a community radio station.

The 67-year-old man wants the federal government to assist him in mass-producing his water-powered cooking stove in order to reduce the adverse effects that the rising price of cooking gas has on Nigerians.

“I wish relevant institutions and bodies can support towards patenting the project for mass production to at least help the without buying kerosene or gas to cook their food by using water,” Hadi stated

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