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Take a look at Made In Nigeria Car

Made In Nigeria Car
A Made In Nigeria wooden-body car has been officially unveiled at the annual “Technology and Innovation Expo” #Techno2017 which is organised annually by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology.

The event which kicked off today, 3rd March 2017 at the Eagle Square Abuja - was anchored by the Honorable Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonna Onu.

The manufacturer of the wooden-body car named “Amara,” Ahmed Aliyu drove the car by himself to the arena amidst of admiration of participants.
Made In Nigeria car
Speaking after he gave a ride to the Minister around the arena, Aliyu said, “I drove it (Amara) from Bida in Niger state, which is about 250km to Abuja to showcase it to the world.
Aliyu the manufacturer
Amara uses fuel, “it took me about 23 litres of fuel to get to Abuja from Bida” Aliyu said. Amara uses motor-bike engine. “About 70% of the raw materials were locally-sourced, except the engine, wheel and tyre”, Aliyu said.

He hopes that he will get support to scale up and mechanise his production.

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