- A young Nigerian man named Blessing reportedly built a sports car as his final year project at the University of Jos
- Many people were present to witness the great moment as Blessing test drove the car up a tarred road
- Nigerians who reacted to the video said people like him should not be searching fruitlessly for sponsors
In a photo collaged with the video, the young man wearing a suit stood proudly beside the car he created.
The car moved
The clip shows people gathered around him as they tried to film him test-driving the vehicle. Someone in the crowd prompted him to power the vehicle and move.
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As if on cue, the vehicle zoomed up a tarred road as many people observed it in amazement. Many Nigerians who reacted to the video praised him.
Watch the clip below:
At the time of writing this report, the video has gathered over 1,500 comments with more than 33,000 likes.
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below
"Investors no go see am ooo."
"Wow… it’s nice, but that car fit reach Lagos?"
"Now they no go help this poor talented graduate o… Before you knw HE GO START YAHOO. EFCC GO CASH AM."
"This people don't know what's produced & recouple cars means. But he really tried."
"He assembled a car not produced joor. Even Innoson nor dey produce motor."
"Too many wasted talents …just look at ..made in Nigeria Lamborghini."
"I know this guy attended the same sec school years back. Wow."
Another Nigerian who built a car
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young man, Ibitoye Olajide Micheal, singlehandedly made a sports car.
The man said that he is from Orin Ekiti in Ekiti state. He had his secondary school education at the Polytechnic High School in Ibadan.
He said he would have wanted to study mechanical engineering at the Olabisi Onabajo University but he was denied admission on two different occasions.