YABATECH students build among first solar powered car in Africa


Some Students of Electrical Department, School of Engineering, Yaba College of Technology, are delighted upon the completion of a Solar powered Electric Car.

Our Agency gathered that it is the first solar powered car in Africa and this herculean project was executed by some YABATECH students with the the supervision of Engr. Nosa Uwogbiren.

Dr. Christopher Ogbonnaya, Nigeria Minister of science and technology inspected the car and was driven with the car, in Eagle Square, Abuja during the exhibition.

Nigeria Minister of science and technology, Dr. Christopher Ogbonnaya inspecting the project

According to newsmen, Dr. Ogbonnaya, in an interview promised that he will support the School to make the Car more conducive and reliable.

Everyone present was amazed at the beautiful project and they all embrace the technology. While some commented on how useful it would be, others said a problem has been solved.

Our Agency congratulate all who partook in this project, as we continue to monitor this development.
Futminna ITE department, a group of 2018 Automobile students carry out this same project excellently using a solar system to drive a kekenapep

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In a similar development, a group of Egyptian students designed a vehicle they say will battle rising energy prices and promote clean energy by running on nothing but air.