- Twitter has recongised Nigerian man, Kunle Adeyanju, as a public figure and verified him on their platform
- On Thursday, May 19, the brave rider revealed that he will be getting to Lagos state come Wednesday, May 25
- Despite the many challenges he has faced during the ride, he remained focus and determined to reach his goal
The name Kunle Adeyanju is no stranger to both online conversations and mainstream news as the man has been inspiring many people with his charity ride.
Weeks after that announcement, his mission has been a big source of motivation to many who saw it as an avenue to unite people across countries and continents.
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To show how his journey has engendered relationship, the young man wrote about the hospitality Malians gave him when he lost his wheel.
The biker’s association in the country left whatsoever they must have been busy with and travelled for hours to get him a replacement.
Treated like a king
Twitter recongised him as a public figure and gave him the verification badge which Legit.ng spotted on Friday, May 20.
Denied entry at Cote d’Ivoire
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that despite being closer to home, the Nigerian rider had an encounter in crossing a border into Cote d’Ivoire.
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In a post on Sunday, May 15, Kunle revealed that he was denied entry into the West African country. He, however, added that Nigerian embassies are working on the situation.
A photo he shared shows him posing amid other power bikes at the Cote d’Ivoire’s border. Nigerians thronged his comment section with various reactions.
To get land gift
In similar news, as he neared home after passing through Burkina Faso and Cote d’Ivoire in recent days, Kunle shared a post of a company promising him a land gift.
The real estate company said that when he gets to Nigeria, they would also organise a radio tour for him as the person who has set a record.