“No Be G-wagon Be This?” Talented Nigerian Man Builds Car That Looks Like Keke & Mini Bus

“No Be G-wagon Be This?” Talented Nigerian Man Builds Car That Looks Like Keke & Mini Bus

  • A very talented Nigerian man in Lagos state built a vehicle that looked like a keke and a minibus for public transport
  • The man amazed people when he revealed that he used a power bike engine to make the vehicle run
  • Nigerians who watched his video said he is talented going by his innovation, and people like him need to be supported

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A man in the Sagamu area of Lagos state amazed people with the vehicle he built by himself.

The car looked like a tricycle (keke) from afar. It also has the body of a keke. But unlike it, the car has four wheels and a steering.

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The man was so proud to say he built it by himself. Photo source: @him_oba_ifagbaiye
Source: TikTok

Man uses power bike engine to build car

The man driving the car confirmed he built it. He added that he powered the car with a power bike engine. The man (@him_oba_ifagbaiye) who asked him questions in a TikTok video shared online was amazed.

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Many people who saw the video said Nigerians are indeed talented. The vehicle is spacious enough to carry as many passengers as a regular minibus.

Speaking with Legit.ng in a phone call, the man said he had had the talent to make things since he was a kid. In his words:

"I've always had the talent since I was little. I think it is God's gift. I wanted to make a helicopter but I decided to start small by building a vehicle."

Watch the video below:

Talented man who built keke-like car wows netizens

Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:

Doyen fabrics said:

"Talent indeed."

Timmicute84 said:

"Ah Engine powerbike bawo me i no enter oo."

jaiyeola05 replied:

"Dey play! Power bike engine cost."


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"Baba Ajara is very talented I should have made this video earlier."

Bee_ Jay said:

"Wetin we wan call this one."

@IstoLee said:

"Do more video of him please."

Ayinde said:

"The name go be Limourope."

Yomiking said:

"Honestly, Nigeria is Talented. Kindly do your best to assist him please. You will never lack favor of God too."

MIDE said:

"No be G Wagon be this."

Nigerian teenagers build car

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that five Nigerian secondary school students showed people that Nigeria could go far with the right support for the youths.

The group, which comprised Yusuf Adeoluwa (16), Ali Abdul Azeez (17), Bankole Opeoluwa (17), Otunba Marcus Demilade (16), and Rojaiye Oluwamayowa (16), fabricated a car and spoke about it.

Man working in car factory shares video

In similar news, a video of a young man working in a factory stirred massive reactions as people became interested in his work.

In the clip, the man had gloves on his hand as he stood beside the carcass of a newly painted vehicle.

Source: Legit.ng

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