Locally made electric buses have been deployed in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.
Maiduguri are currently making Nigerians happy on the internet Recall that had earlier reported that a young man called Mustapha Gajibo is producing electric cars in Borno state.
The cars have now been rolled out in full and photos have shown them being charged and used for commercial transport.
The buses were produced by Phoenix Renewables led by young Nigerian Mustapha Gajibo. According to a tweet shared by Gajibo, the cars have been put to use in the popular city and they have so far carried 21,000 passengers.
In his tweet, Mustapha 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. He also said “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.