- A National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) member has constructed an automated hand-washing machine that uses a smart sensor
- The coordinator of NYSC, Ayodele Adewale Adegoke, praised his creation as he urged people to keep ensuring personal hygiene
- Though the youth service funded the production of the machine, Mathias spent two weeks building the project
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A member of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), Manpasu Mathias, has built an automated hand-washing device as his contribution towards combatting the coronavirus.
Mathias studied electrical and electronics engineering at the Modibo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Daily Trust reports.
He used two weeks on the project. It should be noted that the production was, however, funded by NYSC.
Ayodele Adewale Adegoke, NYSC state coordinator, and other officials were amazed as the corps member officially presented the machine to the public.
While commending Mathias, he also advised the people of Osun state to keep practising good personal hygiene and following guidelines on how to prevent the spread of the virus.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that a Nigerian man is the latest to make the world proud as he discovered how to become a chief executive officer from the opportunity created by coronavirus.
A young man, @Swaggzeez1, brought his invention to Twitter without categorically saying if he was the one behind the idea. Since the spread of the coronavirus across continents, countries, groups, and individuals have advocated hand washing as a way of combating it.
However, the inventor saw his opportunity in metal drums, redesigned them to ease hand washing with the possibility of earning a living from his work.
As expected, the young man got some accolades and words of encouragement from those who commented. The invention also caught the attention of a bank that has volunteered to fund the project.
The bank, non-interest financial institution, said in the comment section:
“Good job, keep it up @Swaggzeez1. Thumbs up, in case you need financing we are here for you.”
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