A young Nigerian who went viral in 2019 after building a sports car, has spoken on his dreams, aspirations and challenges on his way to success.
Jerry Mallo who built the first supercar in West Africa, said that building a fast car in Nigeria was quite a challenge as it is not common.
Speaking in an interview with Vlogger, Tayo Aina, the 26-year-old revealed he had to conduct so much research online.
Jerry explained how he derived took inspiration from the rabbit’s ability for speed and balance, adding that he wanted to replicate the same in his car.
The talented inventor who said that he is very much passionate about Nigeria, disclosed that he had to sell his phone to survive as he worked hard to achieve his dream.
He said that he has always wanted to work in the automobile industry since he was five years old. Jerry said that he and his friends made cars with pieces of roofing sheets when they were kids.
The creative man added that his dream is to build a car that can run without fuel, fly, and run on water.
Jerry said that after school, he realised that the Nigerian universities were not going to give him what he exactly wanted.
When asked how he feels to be the first Nigerian to build a supercar, the man said that he felt normal and that his creation is still not perfect yet.
Watch the interview below: