Nigerian man uses car engine as microwave to warm his food, shares photos

Nigerian man uses car engine as microwave to warm his food, shares photos

- A man has done the unusual as he warmed up his meal with the heatwave from a car engine

- Many were worried about the safety of doing such as they wondered how he was able to pull it off

- There were tweeps who, however, saw what he did as an innovative act

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A Nigerian man with the Twitter handle @retsonbiz has done a rare thing as he made his car engine serve as a microwave for his food.

In a post on Sunday, February 14, the man said he solved the problem of not having a microwave to heat up his meal when he was leaving Warri.

He added that the vehicle was packed along Warri-Benin expressway as he converted the heat coming from the car to serve another function.

In the photos the man shared, he could be seen posing in front of the car as its bonnet is opened up. Two plastic plates of food were placed on the engine.

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See his post below:

Many Nigerians reacted to his tweet as some wondered how safe it is to place plastic plates on a hot car engine. compiled some of the reactions below:

@ArmourcopSec said:

"Bros why you dey shame my Wafi like this na. Anyway, good innovation to warm food now, Warri no dey carry last."

@ozornnanna said:

"My bro, if one learn to survive at any given situation, he will have limited time to waste in wailing and complaining. I always admire your spirit."
Nigerian man uses car engine as microwave to warm his food, shares photos
The man said that his 'creative' method worked well for him. Photo source: @retsonbiz
Source: Twitter

@bertofakolujo asked:


He replied:

"Worked Perfect."

@bisiajix said:

"Be careful, car emissions plus plastic certainly dangerous for your health. Stay safe and happy Valentine's Day."

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian artist, Kelly Omodamwen, amazed many with his creativity as he used spark plugs to make beautiful art installations.

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As some of his works surfaced on Twitter, many wondered how long it took him to beat the plugs into shape and create what he intended with them.

With spark plugs, he has been able to create masterpieces that depict a ram and drummer. The intricate design of the installations makes them more beautiful to look at.


Joseph Omotayo writes for the human interest desk at He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University with a degree in Literature in English. He loves basketball and books.


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