“I Studied Tesla in University”: Nigerian Man Converts Petrol Vehicle to Electric, Says It Does Not Make Noise

“I Studied Tesla in University”: Nigerian Man Converts Petrol Vehicle to Electric, Says It Does Not Make Noise

  • A talented Nigerian man, Chukwuemeka Eze, showed people how he converted a petrol vehicle into one using electricity
  • The talented man revealed that the vehicle is not noisy and it can serve as a power bank to a person's house
  • According to him, he hopes to make billions of naira from the innovation he started after studying Elon Musk's Tesla

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A young Nigerian man, Chukwuemeka Eze, got praise from people on TikTok after he spoke about how he converted a petrol vehicle into an electric automobile.

In an interview with Luky Udu, the man said his journey of transforming petrol cars into electric started when he was an undergraduate at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

From petrol to electric/Nigerian man put batteries into vehicles.
The man converted a petrol vehicle and said he wanted to help young people who drive cars. Photo source: @luckyudu
Source: TikTok

Nigerian man converts petrol engine to electric

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While in the university, he revealed he studied the work of Telsa and how the company makes its vehicles. Chukwuemeka believes he can make N20bn from his idea.

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The talented man said he decided to convert petrol cars into electricity because he wants young people to save fuel costs.

Using a tricycle as a test model, the man showed that batteries are placed at the back of the vehicle. He added that the vehicle produces less noise and is easier to operate.

The interviewer, Udu, described him as the Elon Musk of Nigeria.

Watch the video below:

Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:

Michaelwaters said:

"I'm not an Ibo guy, but with the talented people we have in this country, this is why we need PETER OBI as president."

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southsidecomedy said:

"I know this guy, unn killed his dream, he wanted to dev shuttles fr unn they refused."

June Reborn said:

"Is he open for investors? I for like put in money what’s his socialM. Handle?"

idikeamos asked:

"Please can i get a fuelness generator?"

joe90 said:

"These are the reasons why the westerners wouldn't want intelligent leaders for us but Olodo's."

Dcoal said:

"Nigerians has talents that’s why they venture over seas for greener pasture."

BB said:

"God will motivate you more in Jesus name."

Another Nigerian man who built a vehicle

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that 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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Hardworking man in car factory

In other 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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Joseph Omotayo (HOD Human-Interest) Joseph Omotayo has been writing for the human interest desk since 2019 and is currently the head of the desk. He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, with a degree in Literature in English in 2016. He once worked for Afridiaspora, OlisaTV & CLR. He is a 2022/2023 Kwame Karikari Fact-Checking fellow. He can be reached via: joseph.omotayo@corp.legit.ng.

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