Nigerian man riding bike from London to Lagos finally enters Africa
Kunle Adeyanju who went viral after he commenced a journey from London to Lagos on his bike, has finally touched down in Africa.
Adeyanju, who started his journey on the 9th of April, was spotted in Casablanca, Morocco.
Adeyanju revealed his plan was to raise 20 million Naira for developmental projects in Nigeria.
He is doing this in collaboration with the Rotary club in Ikoyi, Lagos State. Adeyanju has pledged to ride 10% of every donation to his cause; with 100% of proceeds going directly towards the projects. He mentioned that Primary Health, Water & Sanitation, and PolioPlus projects are part of the initiatives. He also added that 20% of these funds will go to support the fight against Polio in Africa.
The rider’s rides so far have traversed London, France, Spain, Gibraltar and Morocco. His remaining trip journey will also traverse the Western Sahara, Mauritania; and finally, to Western African countries, namely Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo and Benin then end in Lagos.
Initially wanting to volunteer as a soldier in Ukraine in the war with Russia, Mr Adeyanju turned his sights to Nigeria after a change in the circumstances of the war.
His story has sparked conversation on social media and continues to garner more and more interested observers. So far, he is documenting his journey on Twitter and Instagram and has established accounts to receive donations towards his goal.