President Muhammadu Buhari’s federal minister from the South-eastern part of Nigeria has participated in the public showcase of a locally-made car.
Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, rode in a Made in Nigeria car with wooden body at the annual “Technology and Innovation Expo” #Techno2017 in Abuja yesterday April 3rd.
The maker of the wooden-body car named “Amara”, Ahmed Aliyu drove the car to the arena in company of the Minister.
Aliyu who is from Niger state, said he rode the car from Bida, Niger state to Abuja and used only 23 liters of fuel. The car uses a motorcycle engine.
All other materials used in the making of the car were sourced locally except the wheel, engine and tyres.