A brilliant Ghanaian student known as Essifie Abraham is reported to be the first African to build an excavator that uses water as a power source. In the video sighted by Sharp fm on a YouTube channel called High Schools Africa, Essilfie, a student of Takoradi Technical Institute, revealed that he used cardboard, rubber tubes and water for his excavator.
He shared that there were no wires, batteries, sensors, or cables involved in the manufacturing process.
Essilfie Abraham: Takoradi Technical Institute Student Builds Africa’s First Excavator that uses Water as fuel Photo credit: Paul Taylor/Getty Images, High Schools Africa
Abraham was seen operating the fully functional excavator in the video.