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Meet The Gifted Teenager Who Constructs Model Vehicles And Excavator

Nigeria is blessed with amazing talents waiting to be harnessed. The story of the budding talent Ikechukwu Divine Oramife is a clear pointer to the glaring fact of the sea of talents that abound in the country. A great deal of talents is lost to the world for want of little courage.

For the young boy of fifteen, he has refused to let his talents die. He constructs model vehicles and excavator. He does this by sourcing materials from the things around him which can be easily overlooked.

Ikechukwu Divine Oramife - The gifted teenager

According to BBC report, the wonder kid started exploring his interest and talent in the field of technology at the age of eleven.

Interestingly, the gifted teenager has manufactured dump truck commonly known as (tipper), excavator and the latest a car which he named 'Lambo 21'. 

The dump truck constructed by Ikechukwu Divine Oramife

According to the wonder boy, the dump truck took him two weeks and a day to construct. While the excavator took him about one month and two days. 

He mentioned that if he gets a machine, he can use the engine to construct a car that a human being can enter. That's amazing I must say. The next project he intends to embark on is a tanker that produces smoke.

Ikechukwu working on his excavator

He loves vehicles and machines. Little wonder why his constructions are tailored towards that angle. Using materials like aluminum zinc, condemned DVD, dunlop, super glue and copper wire, he transforms them into toy vehicles or machine with his gifted hands.

For young Ikechukwu, he is not only embracing his talent, he is also pursuing it. He hopes to be an Automobile Engineer, so that he can extend the frontiers of his talents. 

Ikechukwu's Car 'Lambo 21'

No doubt, the likes of Divine need to be encouraged by the government through the means of scholarship. Thanks to BBC for showcasing him to the world. Who knows he could set Nigeria on the world map in the field of automobiles.

What are your views about the gifted teenager? Kindly share your thoughts in the comment section.

Source: BBC

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