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Nigerian minister offers 17-year-old girl scholarship after a video of her repairing a forklift in Lagos went viral

A 17-year-old girl identified as Miss Kehinde Esther, has been offered a scholarship by the Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare, after a video of her repairing a forklift went viral on social media.

A Twitter user, @thepreciousada had shared the video of her father interviewing the girl who he saw repairing a forklift at the Classic Bonded Terminal in Okota, Lagos state. She shared the video last Friday, 24th of July.

“My dad saw this talented girl at work today repairing a forklift at 17 years old, she wants to study engineering and grow her expertise. He asked me to post this video so she could get some sort of assistance or guidance” the Twitter wrote

Esther in the video revealed that she wants to study Engineering. The video caught the attention of the Minister and he took to his Twitter handle to offer her a scholarship.

“This is HM. Youth and Sports. Please send her name and number. We will get her a scholarship” the Minister tweeted

Watch a video of the young girl speaking about her passion for Engineering below,
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