- A Twitter user @AD_Kwatu has generated mixed reactions among Nigerians after sharing photos of a young girl fixing cars
- The primary school girl identified as Khadija is said to fix car brakes just as she goes to school
- Many expressed amazement at her dedication to work, others argued that working as a mechanic robs her of childhood life
A primary school girl has generated buzzes on social media after photos emerged of her fixing cars.
Sharing the post on Twitter along with pictures of her in action, @AD_Kwatu said the young girl identified as Khadija is a car mechanic that specialises in fixing brakes and still goes to school in spite of her work.
His tweet reads:
"A primary school pupil who is a Car-Mechanic specialized on Brakes. She is from Paiko, Niger State. She doesn't hawk, she goes to school and is dedicated to work."
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The tweet got diverse comments from Nigerians. While some praised the young girl for her dedication to her work, others felt she was too young to be fixing cars.
"Very disappointed and disgusting that such things happen in the North...this clearly shows the difference between parents nowadays and our forefathers."
"I'm amazed at her dedication even though it'ss quite sad that she doesn't get the chance to just be a child."
"@CaptJamyl you may want to see this and the blessing and mercy may come through you."
"Met her once on my way to Abuja from Minna. Very smart young Lady."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young girl who went viral for repairing heavy vehicles forklift got FG's scholarship.
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The Nigerian federal government through the minister of youth and sports, Sunday Dare gave her a scholarship.
Hers is not the first time a Nigerian is getting a scholarship after their viral video. A woman, Fade Ogunro, also gave hope to a young boy identified as Anthony Mmesoma Madu whose dancing video went viral weeks ago.
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