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Friday, 7 November 2014

UNIZIK Students Build A Formula Race Car




Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka has recorded yet another landmark breakthrough recently when five of her students produced a formula 1 car. The students, from the department of mechanical Engineering produced the race car as their final year project.

The names of the student engineers include
Okoyenta Augustus
Okeke Chukwuebuka
Ofoegbu Kenechukwu
Ibekwe Ebeneezer and
Ezeani Chikeluba.

According to the initiator of the project, Okoyenta Augustus, the materials for the car were locally sourced and it took them two years to put in place. The cost of the project still according to him was about .4 million naira, though with the support of the department. The students drove the car last tuesday to the administrative block to showcase the novel achievement to the vice chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ahaneku and the university community.

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