Name: Paul David
Age: 13 Years
Category: Intellectual Bravery(Category Winner)
YOUNG BOY INVENTS RADIO TRANSMITTER
Paul David is a JSS 3A Student of the Christ Apostolic Church Secondary School, Makurdi. He lives with his parents at 59 Lessal street Wadata, Makurdi Benue state and hails from Mubi North, Adamawa State.
Paul amazed residents of his community when he invented a solar powered Radio Station, which he named the “TECNO FM”. He uses it to transmit music around his neighborhood. He also invented moving Cars from used plastic bottles powered by simple electrical motors, among his other technological exploits. He is also known for installation of satellites, this was unusual because, he was not trained but learnt to do this by studying the installation guides from the internet all by himself.
Name: Emmanuel Adebisi
Category: Intellectual Bravery (Consolatory Prize Winner)
11 YEAR OLD BOY EXHIBITS HIS INVENTIONS
Emmanuel Adebisi is an 11 years old boy and a primary five Pupil, who has had a natural drive for engineering from a young age. He currently lives with his Guardian behind mount camel college along industrial layout Naka Road, Makurdi. Emmanuel’s natural talent led him to invent devices with scrap materials from waste bins and garbage, his mother initially scolded him for doing this but it turns out that the young boy has an unquenchable desire for his discovered engineering talents. This has led him to the invention of a mobile phone light switch which he said can be used to power on lighting systems when connected to it at any location and time. He has used wood to construct an industrial gear system that he uses to lift heavy loads off the ground, powered with liquid water, without any electrical energy or the use of conventional fuel required for the system to work.
He presents different inventions every year at his School’s annual Prize-giving and Graduation Ceremonies. He has been invited to present his inventions at different places in the state (Benue) which includes the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA, Makurdi Network Center) and universities within the state which includes the demonstration of his invention at the University of Agriculture Makurdi (UAM), where he impressed both the Students and Lecturers of the institution.
Emmanuel has been presently invited to represent his School, in the NTA-ETV Young Inventors technology competition, he has been working on presenting a Grain Processing Machine.
Name: Joel Clement
Age: 14 Years
Category: Intellectual Bravery (Consolatory Price Winner)
14 YEAR OLD BOY CONSTRUCTS AN INCUBATOR FOR HATCHING EGGS
Joel Clement lives at no. 49 Sarkin Pawa Road in Samaru, Zaria. Joel is said to have constructed an incubator for hatching eggs, as shown in the picture below. He made it in the form of a box, using wood and metal, into which he mounted lamp bulbs to generate heat at the necessary temperature. When activated, the incubator is used to hatch eggs into beautiful chicks. So, the young lad had been producing day old chicks, which he sells to people from far and near. Aside selling chicks, Joel has constructed quite a number of his invention and sold on orders. The income has helped him to finance his education.