Young student in Bayelsa builds small "plane" and flies it amidst jubilation, many react

Young student in Bayelsa builds small "plane" and flies it amidst jubilation, many react

- A Nigerian student has got people talking on social media building and flying a small "aeroplane"

- A video was recently shared on LinkedIn in which the student could be seen flying the "aeroplane" amidst cheers from onlookers

- Social media users have commended the young boy for being innovative

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A Nigerian student has wowed social media users after building a small "aeroplane" from the scratch and flying it.

In a video that was shared on LinkedIn by Ade Emmanuel Ibikunle, the "aeroplane" could be seen flying into the air as onlookers cheered.

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Young student in Bayelsa builds small "plane" and flies it amidst jubilation, many react
The young boy could be seen flying the aeroplane prototype he built. Photo credit: Ade Emmanuel Ibikunle
Source: UGC

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The comment section of the post was soon flooded with words of encouragement from social media users.

Wuni Bitrus wrote:

"This is commendable, looking at where he is coming from (Nigeria). I often say what we lack is not the talent but the enabling environment for such talents to thrive.
"This is a great start for him. Now, what's next?"

Olayemi Asaaju commented:

"Principal Lecturer in Education/Curriculum Studies. Passionate about the Girl-child, Population Edu. and the Environment.
"Great. Hope this talent won't go to waste?"

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

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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.


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 fulfillment in informing the people. Ososanya is the author of Later Tonight: a Collection of Short Stories.

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