- When he commenced his London to Lagos journey, Nigerian daredevil adventurer, Kunle Adeyanju must not have expected the twists and turns he is now experiencing
- Many things have happened to him since the commencement of the journey on April 19, but he has actually refused to turn back, insisting he must complete the whole thing
- As Nigerians await his arrival in Lagos with held breath, it is time to look in the rear mirror and see some of those scary milestones in the courageous journey
On April 19th 2022, Kunle Adeyanju, a Nigerian biker and adventurer announced to the world through his Twitter handle that he is going to be riding on his motorcycle from London, UK, to Lagos, Nigeria.
I may sell my bike when I get to Lagos and donate to charity: London to Lagos biker makes fresh announcement
Legit.ng in this list highlights three major things that have happened to the biker on his journey so far.
Police, touts extort money from him
When Kunle Adeyanju arrived in Mauritania, he made a tweet, lamenting how hard and bad that country is. He said those he interacted with were unfriendly even as he declared the place the worse country he has ever visited.
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But the last straw that broke the camel's back was when he said touts, police and customs authorities at the Muarutania-Senegal border extorted the sum of N124k from him. He said the money he paid was for a five minutes boat ride into Senegal. According to him, he paid the money against his wish.
His bike's tyre gets punctured
While inspecting his bike in a hotel in Morocco, Kunle discovered that he had a punctured tyre. But because he took time to learn how to fix such emergencies, it wasn't much of a problem for him.
Nigerian man riding from UK to Lagos with bike treated like king in Mali, people have lunch with him
He promptly patched the puncture by himself. But all who read the story kept wondering what would have happened if he were to be in the middle of the Sahara when the puncture occurred.
Rear-wheel gets damaged
On reaching Mali from Senegal, Kunle the biker noticed shockingly that he had a bent rear wheel.
Not knowing what to do Kunle branched off to find a way to fix it. He later had it straightened and fixed. Bikers in Mali were however rallying around him as they sent him a new tire and wheel from Bamako.
It can be concluded that Kunle Adeyanju has been very courageous so far in his adventurous journey. He has also shown determination and character.
Nigerian mum jumps on a power bike
In a related story, Legit.ng reported that a Nigerian mum jumped on a power bike and it was all very nice to watch.
The woman requested to be put on the bike and the young men around obliged her.
She sat on it with much confidence and throttled it hard to the admiration of the men around