15-year-old builds working mini-tipper truck
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Fifteen-year-old Nigerian builds small scale construction machines

A fifteen-year-old Nigerian boy is wowing people with his engineering talent.

Hope Emmanuel Frank, from Akwa Ibom in southern Nigeria, uses wood and condemned laptop batteries to construct a moving excavator and a dump truck.

In this BBC Africa One Minute Story, Hope says dreams of becoming one of world's great inventors.

Video produced by BBC News Pidgin's Gift Ufuoma.

  • 03 May 2019
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