Nigerian University Set to Mass-Produce Vehicle Speed Limiter

University of Ilorin, has entered into partnership with some entrepreneurs to mass produce vehicles speed limiter for Nigerian motorists at affordable prices.

Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Abdul Ganiyu Ambali made this known at the weekend, while featuring at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum in Abuja.

He said the effort was in line with a call by the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) and the university’s mandate to contribute to the development of the country through research.

He explained:‘’University of Ilorin through our group of  scientists from various relevant disciplines have come together and they have come up with a device.

“And that device was tested in-house, within the university campus and it worked.

“So right now, we are at the stage of making mass production. We have been able to get one or two entrepreneurs in Lagos who are ready to put up some money to be able to help us do mass production of the device.’’

Vice Chancellor, University of Ilorin Prof. Abdulganiyu Ambali , second left, and  Managing Director, Arrow Capital Ltd Mr Brian Travis (L) during a visit  to NAN Headquarters in Abuja on Friday. They were received by Jones Afolabi, the agency’s executive director. Photo: Albert Otu

Ambali said that the cost of the device would be affordable, adding that the aim was to reduce the burden on the people.

He said that the university had come up with an oil spillage-cleaning device that would help in the clean up of the Niger Delta region.

“You are aware that the university has been able to come up with oil spillage cleaning device which is currently been tried by the government.

“We have tried it and it works. So of recent the Federal Government has given us the go ahead to talk with those that are cleaning the Niger Delta, so that we can contribute towards that,’’ he said.

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