Meet a talented 12 year old ‘engineer’ that specialize in bulb repair from Dutsin-ma
His name is Yusuf, a 12 year old boy from Karofi town of Dutsin-ma Local Government, Katsina State.
The young engineer is a primary 5 student of Karofi Model Primary School under Dutsin-ma Local Education Authority. He specialized in the repairs of damaged bulbs, globes and its installation.
When interviewed by Katsina Post, Yusuf shared his experience that “Each day after school hours, I left home and traveled 17 kilometers to the city of Dutsin-ma looking for bulbs and globes for repairement. I can’t fold arms and watch my aged parents suffering – i need to act. With the little I’m getting in this business, I pay for my school chores and help my parents as well.”
Yusuf ‘the young engineer’ lamented some of the challenges he is facing……”lack of mentorship and government involvement/empowerment is what is dragging most of my alike folks in Nigeria.” He therefore urge the State Government to intervene and help the younger generation for a better future.
Our correspondent reported that, Dutsin-ma community have countless number of these young talented children who need just a little nod and guidance to excel and make a remarkable contribution into the society. This is the same case as compared to other parts of the state.