Nigerian secondary school leaver builds 'aeroplane' and flies it; video sends social media into frenzy

Nigerian secondary school leaver builds 'aeroplane' and flies it; video sends social media into frenzy

- Abdulmumin Adinoyi Taofiq has shown creativity by building and flying a small 'plane'

- In a video he shared on his social media page, the young boy got his peers excited as he flew the plane

- Nigerians flooded the comment section of his post to commend him for his creativity

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A Nigerian boy identified as Abdulmumin Adinoyi Taofiq has got social media talking after building a small 'plane' and flying it.

The young boy shared a video on social media in which he could be seen flying the 'plane' with remote control.

Other young boys who came to witness the event could be heard shouting in excitement as the plane flew into the sky.

Jubilation as Nigerian boy builds 'aeroplane' and flies it, sends social media into frenzy
The young Nigerian boy got social media talking after flying his plane. Photo credit: Abdulmumin Adinoyi Taofiq
Source: Facebook

Abdulmumin wrote:

"I finally made my plane to fly, after so many years of trying. I borrowed Lipo battery from Victor Moses. I still need one for myself though, it's 15k. #Taohan."

Nigerians were impressed and they took to the comment section to share their thoughts.

Speaking with, Taofiq said:

"The remote-controlled aircraft is under the category of UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles). It is controlled with a radio transmitter.
"The one made is a fixed-wing aircraft, unlike rotorcrafts such as drones and helicopters.
Therefore, it was very tough before I was able to come up with that through the help of a friend who supported me with kits and materials for the project."

Jane Lina wrote:

"Keep up the good work!"

Emilu Dappa commented:

"Wow that's awesome! You're going viral with these."

Ibukunmi Adegoke reacted:

"Congratulations brother man u fly it like an expert."

Roseline Ayeni Adejube wrote:

"Keep it up dearie. The sky is your starting point."

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In similar news, a Nigerian man has got people talking on social media after constructing a sports car with condemned iron and carton paper.

A video of him cruising with the car emerged online and Nigerians showered encomium on the innovative man.

The sports car had no door neither was a windscreen and its dashboard was covered with a carton.


Tunde Ososanya, a editor, is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism. He's passionate about what he does and finds fulfilment in informing the people. Ososanya is the author of Later Tonight: a Collection of Short Stories.

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