From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan
An Ibadan-based firm, Educational Advancement Centre (EAC) has produced kerosene, diesel and alum from waste plastic and cans, instead of crude oil.
The discoveries were launched during an exhibition at Bodija, Ibadan headquarters of the firm. The exhibition also featured showcasing of some educational materials, including software and other educational technological materials.
Oyo State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Adeniyi Olowofela, who participated in the exhibition said creativity of the firm has shown that Nigeria has a great future.
Director of the firm, Muyiwa Bamgbose assured that the products would reduce environmental destruction through the use of non-degradable materials as raw materials.