A man embarks on a bicycle journey from London to LagosNigerian Begins Bike Ride From London To Lagos, Reveal How He Will Cross 14 Countries
A Nigerian starts a bike ride from London to Lagos and reveals how he plans to cross 14 countries.
Kunle Adeyanju, a Nigerian, has sparked outrage on social media after announcing that he will ride his bike from London to Lagos State.
Mr Adeyanju used the microblogging platform Twitter to announce that he would begin his adventure on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.
On the bird app, the African man from London posted images of himself and the motorcycle he'll be riding.
According to him, the long trek will take 25 days and cover 12,000 kilometers.
In a description of the journey, Adeyanju said he would go through 14 nations, starting in London and ending in Lagos, Nigeria. The journey would take him via France, Spain, Morocco, Senegal, Mali, Ghana, and Nigeria.
Adeyanju revealed the purpose of his journey by saying he wants to raise money for charity, promising that the money raised will go towards primary healthcare, the polio plus project, water and sanitation.
"I commenced the London – Lagos Charity Ride today April the 19th, 2022," Adeyanju tweeted.
The ride is expected to last 25days, spanning a total distance of about 12,000km
“The ride will traverse London – France – Spain – Gibraltar – Morocco – Western Sahara – Mauritania – St Louis – Senegal – Gambia – Mali – Cote d’Ivoire – Ghana – Togo – Benin – Lagos.“Day 1 of the Charity Ride involves riding from London to Dover, where I went on a ferry to cross the English Channel to Calais France and then ride to Borges France, my stop point for the day. Total ride distance for day 1 is to be about 745km.“Pls be reminded that we have started receiving your support for this noble charity cause 100% of fundraised will be channelled to Primary Health, Water & Sanitation, PolioPlus project. Particularly 20% of fundraised will be targeted to support the fight to sustain Africa Polio free status.“Our target is N20m, pls join hands with me and support this noble initiative massively. And personally, I will be giving a 10% match grant for every donation.”