- 13-year-old Musa Sani became a viral sensation after he built a replica of the Borno overhead flyover himself
- His mother, Hafsat Sani, has spoken about the talents of her son, revealing that he didn't learn it from anywhere
- Musa has also shed light on how he actually decided to build the copy-design of the flyover that earned him scholarships
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Hafsat Sani, the mother of talented 13-year-old Musa Sani has revealed that her son didn't learn to mould from schools or textbooks.
Musa went viral for building a replica of the Borno overhead flyover and was consequently awarded a scholarship by the state governor.
Musa shares how he pulled the Borno flyover copy-design off
In an interview with Daily Trust, Musa recalled how he nursed the desire to mould the replica after his mother took him across it one day.
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The self-taught talent said he moulds any beautiful thing he sees and the flyover caught his attention.
"When I see something beautiful, I mould it.
"Like when my mum took me across the custom flyover, I loved the view. So, I went on my own one day, took a critical look at it and came home to look for materials to mould it," he said.
Musa's mum speaks about her son's future
Also speaking with the media, Musa's mum revealed that he actually began designing at the age of 5.
Hafsat said she started buying him moulding materials after noticing his beautiful creations.
She expressed optimism that the lad will be a great personality in the future.
"When I noticed the beautiful works, I started buying materials for him but children destroys it.
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"...I wish we have a big house where there is an open field so he can continue moulding things.
"I know he is going to become somebody in future so I can pray for God's intervention so I can take care of him and my other kids."
Company offers Musa US scholarship
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that a company had offered the talented Musa US scholarship.
Sharing snaps of Musa and his creation on Twitter, a Nigerian tweep with the handle @OvieNews announced that a construction company, Ronchess Global Resources, has offered Musa a university scholarship to study in the United States.
@OvieNews who said the company's CEO contacted him, added that the construction establishment also gifted Musa's mum the sum of N1 million to start a business, while his father was given a job.
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