A Nigerian man by name Kunle Adeyanju has shared on social media his plan to ride a motorcycle from London to Lagos in a bid to raise 20 million Naira for developmental projects in Nigeria.
Mr Adeyanju is doing this in collaboration with the Rotary club in Ikoyi, Lagos State and has pledged to match 10% of every donation to his cause, with 100% of proceeds going directly towards the projects. to Primary Health, Water & Sanitation, PolioPlus project. 20% of these funds raised will be used to support the fight against Polio in Africa.
Starting his trip yesterday 19th of April 2022, the ride will traverse London, France, Spain, Gibraltar, Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania, St Louis, Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Cote d’Ivorie, Ghana, Togo, Benin and 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.