lecturer at the University of Ilorin, Kamoldeen Ajijolakewu, has fabricated a low-temperature refrigerator that works at -45 oC, a bulletin by the university states.
The product, which is the first of its kind in the history of the university, has capacity to freeze water or any liquid kept in it within three minutes. The refrigerator is one of the products presented for exhibition by the university at the on-going 7th Trade Fair, holding at the Baseball Field, Adewole area, Ilorin.
According to Unilorin Bulletin, the locally fabricated refrigerator is more powerful than the conventional refrigerators as it works at -45 oC while the conventional ones work between the range of -10 oC and -20 oC.
Mr Ajijolakewu lectures at the Department of Microbiology in the University’s Faculty of Life Sciences.