– A car that was designed by an 18-year-old boy, Kelvin Odartey, has been remanufactured by Kantanka Vehicles
– Safo Kantanka Jnr, the CEO of the car-manufacturing company, shared a photo of the car under construction and mentioned that it is called the Akofena
– The fully-completed versions of the car have been spotted at the recent end-of-year exhibition by Kantanka Automobile
Kantanka Automobile, led by the CEO of Kantanka Group of Companies, Kwadwo Safo Jnr, has manufactured a new car model called Kantanka Akofena.
As part of the end-of-year exhibition by the indigenous Ghanaian company, the fully-completed version of the Akofena was spotted at the event.
The Akofena, as shown by the image, took the same shape and form of the car that was manufactured by Kelvin Odartey, an 18-year-old boy in junior high school.
See photos of the different versions below:
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