Lion Heart Kunle Adeyanju, a Nigerian biker, has caught the attention of Bill Gates, a millionaire businessman, after completing a bike tour from London to Lagos.
Kunle arrived in Nigeria on May 29th after a 40-day journey on his Honda Eagle motorcycle.
Bill Gates‘ reaction to the expedition was simple: “What a great feat.” On May 31, he expressed his displeasure in a tweet sent from his verified Twitter account.
Gates’ remark came in response to a France24 story about the journey.
Some reactions culled below:
@am_islamiyyah commented: “Congratulations uncle Kunle, your legacy will shine on, history will not forget you, humanity will remember your campaign and I’ll always remember how shiny you we’re talking about your journey. Cheers to many more wins.”
@TheOluwatayo said: “This is wonderful. Truly Truly Bigger things can begin in small Places. No matter what you’re doing. Do it well, because you will be rewarded Someday.”
@yakubumicheal1 commented: “Imagine waking up to see that one of the richest and influential man on earth acknowledged your achievements.”
@Babawon123 replied: “I feel great as a Nigerian. Aside the fact that we are doomed with the leadership mishap as a people from time to time which will change soon through the ballot, Nigerians have always shown courage in doing the unexpected positively.”
— Bill Gates (@BillGates) May 31, 2022