Mustapha Gajibo, a Nigerian university dropout has built locally-made electric buses in Maiduguri, Borno state.
The buses were produced by Phoenix Renewables led Mustapha Gajibo.
According to a tweet shared by Gajibo, the cars have been put to use in Maiduguri and they have so far commuted 21,000 passengers. he also said, the buses charge N50 instead of N100.
Electric cars are cheaper, the future is green. In the said tweet, Gajibo intimated that his electric buses have reduced the cost of transportation in the city as they have reduced an average drop from the N100 charged by normal buses to N50. He said this has saved the residents N1,100,000.
His word reads:
“Today marks 30 days since our electric city buses commenced operations in Maiduguri Nigeria, we have recorded over 21,000 passengers and we have saved them over N1,100,000 by charging them N50 instead of N100 and also saved the environment 27300g of Carbon monoxide. Green city.”