Bill Gates dumps luxury, enjoys Keke Napep ride (see photo)


The richest man in the world, Bill Gates, has once again shown that he has simple tastes

The multibillionaire shared a photo of himself taking a ride in a tricycle

He was on one of his yearly visits to India when he took the ride

In the world we live in, most people are concerned about living a life of affluence and driving round town in luxurious cars. That is not the case of the world’s richest man, Bill Gates.

The legendary founder of the world’s largest software firm, Microsoft, was spotted taking a ride in a tricycle popularly called Keke Napep or Keke Marwa in Nigeria.

We learnt that he took the ride while in India.

According to Gates who shared the photo on his Facebook page, he tries to visit India at least once every year and each time, he is inspired by something new.

World’s richest man, Bill Gates, takes a ride in Keke Napep

The photo got so over 132,000 likes and as much as 6,485 shares on Facebook. On Twitter, it has collected a whopping 13,000 ‘likes’ and over 3000 retweets.

Despite being the richest man in the world and one of the founding fathers of the digital revolution, Gates has strict rules concerning technology use in his home.

In a recent interview, he revealed that he banned his kids from having mobiles until they were 14, and also forbids them using phones at the dinner table. He also limits his youngest child’s screen time before she goes to bed.

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He has continued to show that he has simple tastes. During the interview, he was wearing an £8 (about N3,000) and when asked what he eats, he said: “I’m big on pretty mainstream American hamburgers, McDonald’s, Burger King.”


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