Kunle Adeyanju, Successfully Rides From London To Lagos On A Motorbike.
- by Laniyan1
- May 30,2022
The London-based Nigerian man took to his Twitter page on the 19th of April to announce his journey, noting that the trip spanning 12,000km by land to be made on his motorcycle is expected to last for 25 days.
According to him, it was a charity ride under the auspices of the Rotary Club, for which he was seeking to raise N20 million (about GBP 40,000) that would be dedicated to tackling and ending Polio for good.
Adeyanju, gave a rundown of how he would travel across 14 countries with "Eagle", a nickname for his Honda CB 500X motorbike, riding from London through France - Spain - Gibraltar - Morocco - Western Sahara - Mauritania - St Louis - Senegal - Gambia - Mali - Cote d'Ivorie - Ghana - Togo - Benin - Lagos (Nigeria).
He was welcomed and greeted by well-wishers and fans in nearly every city he passed through and made stops for rest, refueling and servicing.
Finally on the 29th May, 2022, Kunle Adeyanju arrived at Lagos to a huge reception by family, fans and well-wishes among his countrymen to celebrate his successful journey.
He has also skydived, bungee jumped and summited Mount Kilimanjaro - the highest mountain in Africa at a height of 5,895 metres (19,341 feet) and the highest single free-standing mountain above sea level in the world - twice and ran several marathon races.