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FG Unveils 6hp Made-in-Nigeria Car Built By 30-Year-Old, Plans To Help Upgrade Its Specs (Pics)

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FG Unveils 6hp Made-in-Nigeria Car Built By 30-Year-Old, Plans To Help Upgrade Its Specs - autojosh

The Federal Government (FG) unveils 6hp Made-in-Nigeria car built by 30-Year-Old.

It has a five gear transmission and a 6-horsepower engine that allows a speed of 50 kilometres per hour.

NASENI plans to help upgrade the specs of the car.

FG Unveils 6hp Made-in-Nigeria Car Built By 30-Year-Old, Plans To Help Upgrade Its Specs - autojosh





The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, on Monday, unveiled Made-in-Nigeria car built by 30-year-old Nigerian inventor, Mr Auwal Hassan.

Speaking in his office during the launch in Abuja, the minister urge Nigerian youths to be more innovative in producing goods and services that are usually imported into the country.

While reiterating the commitment of the ministry in partnering and supporting young innovators, Dr. Onu said using Nigerian products would improve the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), create employment and reduce imports.

FG Unveils 6hp Made-in-Nigeria Car Built By 30-Year-Old, Plans To Help Upgrade Its Specs - autojosh

FG unveils 6hp made-in-Nigeria car built by 30-year-old, plans to help upgrade its specs

The car designer and maker, Mr Hassan, in his remarks, solicited for the cooperation of the ministry in developing more automobiles and other engineering feats.

On the car specs, Hassan said the vehicle has a five gear transmission and a six horsepower (6hp) engine that allows a speed of 50 kilometres per hour.

Reacting to the development, Director General of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Prof. Mohammed Haruna, said the Agency has assessed the locally produced car. He promised that NASENI will work closely with the innovator to upgrade the standard and quality of the car.









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