- Usman Dalhatu has finally been recognised by the federal government for his inventions
- The young inventor from the north built a portable E-vent automatic ventilator and road sweeping machine
- He was received by the minister of state for science and technology, Mohammed Abdullahi, to showcase his inventions
- The minister says he has directed the relevant agency to collaborate with Dalhatu to improve on the invention to make it globally competitive for export
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A young Nigerian inventor identified as Usman Dalhatu has finally been recognised by the federal government which has finalised plans to collaborate with him.
Recall that the young inventor built a portable E-vent automatic ventilator and road sweeping machine.
He posted pictures of two versions of road sweeping machines on his Twitter page. One is an old version and the other is the latest version of the machine.
Briefly.co.za learnt that the minister of state for science and technology, Mohammed Abdullahi, said he has directed the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure to collaborate with Dalhatu to improve on the invention to make it globally competitive for export.
On his official Twitter page, the minister also said he has directed that the relevant agency process the rights for Dalhatu to protect his intellectual property rights.
The young inventor was received by the minister and was given the opportunity to showcase his inventions.
Meanwhile, it was previously reported that a Nigerian man 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 handwashing as a way of combating it.
However, the inventor saw his opportunity in metal drums, redesigned them to ease handwashing with a possibility of earning a living from his work.
As expected, the young man got some accolades and words of encouragements from those who commented.
Fortunately, the invention caught the attention of a bank which volunteered to fund the project.
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