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17 Year Old “Forklift Mechanic” Girl Who Went Viral Last Week Gets FG Scholarship 





17 year old girl who went viral after she was spotted repairing forklift gets FG scholarship.

The SS2 student said her dream is to study engineering.


17 year old “forklift mechanic” girl gets FG scholarship

Popoola Esther, a 17-year-old SS2 student whose video went viral last week after being spotted repairing a forklift, has been awarded a scholarship.

The news was announced by Minister of Youth and Sports of Nigeria, Sunday Akin Dare, after seeing a tweet posted by “Happiness carrier” with the handle @ThepreciousAda.

@ThepreciousAda tweet reads :

“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”


In the video shared by @ThepreciousAda, the girl said her dream is to study engineering in the University.

Replying to @ThepreciousAda tweet, the Minister of Youth and Sports of Nigeria, Sunday Akin Dare, said :

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


A forklift, also called lift truck, jitney, fork truck; fork hoist; and forklift truck, is a powered industrial truck used to lift and move materials over short distances.

The forklift engines may be diesel, kerosene, gasoline, natural gas, butane, or propane fueled.

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