Meet the African-born Genius and Lead, 21, behind 'Weird-Looking' Electric Car in Turkey

Meet the African-born Genius and Lead, 21, behind 'Weird-Looking' Electric Car in Turkey

- Social media users have remembered a young man owing to his automobile ingenuity some years ago

- The African-born genius was said to have led a team of engineers that designed and manufactured an electric car in Turkey

- Abbas Jibrin led the team at the young age of 21

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Abbas Jibrin was recently celebrated on social media over his automobile ingenuity when he was 21 years of age.

Abbas Jibrin: The Nigerian Genius and Lead behind a 'Weird-Looking' Electric Car in Turkey at the Age of 21
Nigerian engineer Abbas Jibrin, who led bright engineers in the invention of an electric car in Turkey Photo Credit: @OvieAli
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In a Twitter post by @OvieAli, Abbas had led a team of brainy engineers who designed and manufactured a weird-looking electric car in Turkey.

The tweep shared an image of the Nigerian engineering genius along with some pictures of the car.

Some Nigerians bemoaned the level of brain-drain that is prevalent in the country, others wondered the idea behind the car's shape and style.

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@_Captain_X_ wondered:

"What's the idea behind the funny shape all the time. As per cartoon."

@3rd_i_ remarked:

"Nice one, but why do electric cars always look this funny tho?"

@almunawwara64 said:

"Nigerian Engineering genius..." and not Muslim, Christian, Hausa, Igbo or Yoruba.... as par 'new world sentimentality reportage syndrome'.
"Another good one by a Nigerian as usual."

@omoba007 stated:

''Tag Jelani.. He must see this. An employment opportunity should be offered to him at kona electric cars by Hyundai."

@AlaniOduntan commented:

"Don't mind them sir. They thought they have monopoly of invention and creativity in Nigeria."

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Meanwhile, Briefly News a social media user, Proph Ngobeni, shared with Facebook users why he decided to stay in Mzansi. Ngobeni revealed the level of creativity in the country is something that inspires him.

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He posted photos and footage on the #ImStaying and captioned it:

"I'm staying because there is so much creativity in this country."

The images show a man with his home-made vehicle, a bakkie made from scrap materials, second-hand tyres and other spare parts he got his hands on.

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