- A boy hid inside an aeroplane's engine, close to the propeller, in an attempt to relocate from his country
- Before the plane's takeoff time, security agents spotted the stowaway and asked him to come down from his unsafe hiding place
- Many Nigerians who reacted to his video wondered about the level of desperation that could have pushed him
A video showing a young boy who had hidden inside a plane's engine being ushered out by security officials has stirred reactions on social media.
According to Tunde Ednut on Instagram, the African boy was so desperate to relocate abroad that he never considered his safety.
Very unsafe move
If the plane had started when he was still in there, it could have been a different story as he was so close to the propeller.
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When security agents appeared, the stowaway came out with his backpack and descended from the plane's wing.
Watch the video below (swipe):
At the time of writing this report, the video has gathered almost 2,000 comments with over 41,000 likes.
He put everybody at risk
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
"Chai, I wonder what made him desperate."
"Poverty is not an option, God abeg na. I wan smile next year in all area of my life."
"I'm more concerned about him getting sucked into that turbofan engine and causing an engine flameout during take off roll. Osinwin eniyan."
"Before this plane go reach e destination this boy for even die sef...."
"Imagine say dem no see am, the plane for crash oo."
"His move can send the whole passengers on that plane to their untimely grave."
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Think deeply before relocating abroad
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Natalia Mufutau, a white lady married to a Nigerian man spoke about the issue of relocating abroad and advised Nigerians.
In an exclusive interview with Legit.ng's Abisola Alawode, the woman said that though the country is battling with many challenges, there are still good things in Nigeria.
Natalia added that things are not even as easy in Europe as people think. According to her, it is so easy to get distracted over there. The woman mentioned Nigerians who excelled in Europe because they were focused.