13-year-old Nigerian boy gets scholarship to study Civil Engineering abroad after constructing Borno flyover bridge replica with clay soil

In 2021, the creative kid known as Musa Sanni made headlines when he used clay soil to construct a copy of a flyover bridge in Borno, North-East, Nigeria.

Omasoro Ovie, a Nigerian, broke the news of Musa’s scholarship award to study at any university in the US. Ovie was the one who first told Musa’s story.

Ovie disclosed that the scholarship comes with a job offer for Musa’s father from the sponsors.

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Additionally, the sponsors committed to donate N1 million to his mother’s business and support his siblings’ education.

Sharing the news, he wrote ;

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“Ronchess Global Resources will employ Musa Sani’s father also and give the mother N1m to start a business while getting the family a new apartment. The boy’s siblings will all be put through school by the firm, and Musa will be given a university scholarship to the USA.”

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The governor of Borno State, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, gave Musa a N5 million scholarship to support his secondary school education in the meanwhile, in recognition to his invention.

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Governor Zulum disclosed that the Chairman of the State’s Education Trust Fund (ETF) has given Musa a cheque of N5 million.

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