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Young Inventor: Babatimilehin Daomi

Meet Babaimilehin Daomi, a student of Dobar College and probably the youngest inventor we know in Nigeria today, Timilehin lives in Ikorodu with his family and this is were the initial interview with BattaBox presenter Odunayo began.

In the first section of the interview, we see some of Babatimilehin’s amazing inventions which include a digital microscope majorly made with a CD ROM and a camera, a water fountain majorly made with 2 plastic cups and styrofoam, a vacuum cleaner which majorly consists of a water pipe, a phone power bank with the pack of a sardine can, a pumping machine and many more.

According to his Principal at school during the second phase of this interview, we understand that Babatimilehin has transformed during the last quarter of his secondary school and his inventions have also give him the academic boost he needed.

Timi’s first project was a mini power bike, and when asked on how he comes up with his designs and execution, Timilehin says,

Before doing anything, I draw the plan

His father who Barrister Daomi, wanted Timi to be a lawyer, he even enrolled him in Art class to fulfill his dreams for hsi kid.  As a lawyer, his father said,

“I wanted my children to be lawyers… till I discovered he started spoiling things.”

Hopefully, we get to see more young inventors and creatives spring up.

Watch the interview here.

Well done Timilehin.



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