“It is My Sign of Love for Him”: Man Who Built a Car and Branded it With Obi Cubana’s Odogwu Bitters Stickers

A talented Nigerian man identified as Ibitoye Olajide Michael has described billionaire Obi Cubana as his mentor.

The young man who built a car from scratch and branded it with Obi Cubana’s ‘Odogwu bitters’ stickers, said he has so much love for the wealthy businessman.

He went on to reiterate his love for machines and how he took a decision that the first car he will ever use will be made by him


When Legit.ng contacted him to find out more about him and his newly created sports car, he said:

“My name is Ibitoye Olajide Michael, am from Orin Ekiti in Ekiti State, Ido Osi Local government but i was born and raised in Ibadan, Oyo State.

I went to Sacred Heart Nursery and Primary School, Ring Road Ibadan for my primary school leaving certificate. I attended Polytechnic High School, Ijokodo Ibadan for my SSCE. I wanted to study Mechanical engineering when i was seeking admission into Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye but i was denied two and that was what makes me study plant Science.”

Abitoye vowed to build his first car himself


He said:

“I started the car when i was in my final year level. I love machines alot and that was what makes me decide that the first car am going to use will be made by me.

I chose to use the odogwu sticker on my self-built car as a result of my love for the brand. Obi cubana has been a motivation for me as over the years I have been encouraged by his entrepreneural prowess and his ability to reach out to the rich, middle class and the poor alike. Branding my car with the odogwu sticker is a sign of respect for my mentor as I aspire to become break grounds too in my sojourn as an entrepreneur and an inventor.”



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