BOSG releases N5m , as scholarship to 13-year boy who copy designed Customs flyover
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
As part of efforts to harness the talent of the young ones, the Borno state government has presented a cheque of N5 million to a private school to fund a scholarship for 13 year old talented teenager, Master, Musa Sani, a 13yrs who used mud to replicate the state’s first flyover around the customs roundabout in Maiduguri to study from JSS 3 to SS 3.
The Fund which was approved by the Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum was made to Golden Olive Academy, a Maiduguri private school, to cater for Musa’s education from primary four to completion of Senior Secondary School.
Musa was born into a less privileged family living around Gwange area in Maiduguri was a primary three pupil at a Community school in Gwange..
Musa talent which recently caught Zulum’s attention when he was told the boy used mud to design flyover that was commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari in Maiduguri, back in December.
Governor Zulum who was amazed by the kid’s brilliance met his family and offered to approve scholarship for him, to harness his talents. , where directed the Borno State Education Trust Fund (ETF) to fund the boy’s education.
Presenting the the cheque to the school, the Chairperson of ETF Prof. Hauwa Biu, presented a cheque of Five Million and Twenty Nine Thousand Naira (N5,029,000), with the fund already paid to a private school at which Musa is now schooling.
Prof Biu thanked Governor Zulum for the offer and urged the boy to focus on his studies and make the Governor proud.