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Millennium Discovers: My Nigeria - Sandra Aguebor: Lady Mechanic

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Sandra Aguebor was the first lady mechanic in Nigeria. Growing up in a polygamous family in Benin City, her mother actively discouraged her from following her dreams, sometimes beating her when she would be out tinkering with an engine instead of doing her chores in the kitchen. But Sandra is the sort of woman that responds well to adversary.

My Nigeria from Al Jazeera. Home to around one-fifth of Africa’s people, Nigeria is packed with talent, creativity, initiative and enterprise at all levels of society. So what does Nigeria mean to these people? Six films. Six people. Six personal insights into Africa’s number one economic powerhouse – Nigeria.

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