in Lagos, she arrived Abuja with dreams of making it in the male
dominated occupation. Margaret got a job at a mechanic shop at Lokogoma,
around airport road at N30, 000, monthly salary.
seriously, supported her because of competence. Speaking to Okwe Obi of
The Sun, she recalled how her boss gave her a rather funny test.
told me to stretch and fold my hands. He looked at them and told me to
start working the next day.
that if he didn’t find scars, on them that means I was not a mechanic.
According to him, mechanics were synonymous with injuries considering
the nature of the work.”
attention, she was still giving directives to apprentices. Most
customers prefer her to fix their cars.”
are idling away and looking for men to foot their bills, but here is a
girl surpassing all expectations. Honestly, I am touched.”