Young Nigerian develops ATM-like piggy bank for kids
04 December 2022 | 7:36 am
A 16-year-old Nigerian innovator has created an electronic piggy bank for fellow kids. His creation has motors that allow one to deposit and dispense cash in the same fashion as ATMs.
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