Female forklift mechanic receives scholarship for engineering course

Female forklift mechanic receives scholarship for engineering course

- A young and brilliant 17-year-old girl, Popoola Kehinde Esther, has received a government scholarship after her video went viral

- The tweet that shared her clip described her as a talented mechanic who repairs forklifts

- Sunday Dare, the minister of youth and sports, asked that her contacts be quickly forwarded for the scholarship

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Luck has smiled on the 17-year-old Popoopla Esther who went viral on Saturday for repairing forklifts.

The Nigerian federal government through the minister of youth and sports, Sunday Dare, on Monday, said the federal government will give her a scholarship.

Sunday asked @ThepreciousAda to quickly share her contact details for the facilitation of the scholarship.

Below is his tweet confirming it:

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A collage showing the girl, a random picture of a forklift, and President Muhammadu Buhari. Photos sources: Twitter/@thepreciousAda/DailyPost/PkTrucks

A collage showing the girl, a random picture of a forklift, and President Muhammadu Buhari. Photos sources: Twitter/@thepreciousAda/DailyPost/PkTrucks
Source: UGC

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Meanwhile, a Nigerian lady identified as Juliana Murphy has done something extremely remarkable by thriving in a field dominated by men.

The young lady, who is an excellent mechanic, repairs cars in and decided to stand apart by breaking the barrier for other women in the field usually dominated by men.

Briefly.co.za came across Murphy’s remarkable story after she inspired young Nollywood actor Seun Ajayi, who shared her story on social media. Ajayi decided to share her story with the rest of the world after she impressed him with her excellent customer relationship skills.

Ajayi decided to share her story with the rest of the world after she impressed him with her excellent customer relationship skills.

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The actor expressed that he realised how passionate she was about her job after meeting her at the service station where she works.

Women like Murphy are inspirational symbols for female teenagers and young adults who are still trying to find their way in the world.

It is still rare to see women in fields dominated by men such as engineering, construction and so on. However, with women like Murphy to lead the way the end to stereotyped working fields might be fast approaching.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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