My inspiration came from hardship –Mallo, 25-y
Jerry Mallo, 25, the CEO of Bennie Agro and Bennie Technologies Limited, recently made a fibre glass car. He tells TOLUWALOPE KAREEM how he was able to achieve the feat and his other plans
(companies) in the manufacturing world. We want to become one of the giants of manufacturing in Africa.
Apart from agricultural equipment automobiles, what else are you working on?
You should just wait. You will see it all.
What would you say prepared you for all you have been able to achieve at just 25 years old?
(As far as I’m concerned, we haven’t done anything great). I don’t know why people feel 25 is a young age. I actually feel old at that age.
I am self-trained. I tutored myself on the Internet, learning from people that are ahead of me. A lot of people feel that it has a lot to do with the university I attended but I don’t think so, because virtually everything (I know) is self taught.
What is your educational background? and
I was an arts student in secondary school. I only switched to sciences when I wanted to write the senior secondary certificate exams. I eventually studied Engineering in the university. However, I feel more of an arts student than an engineering student.
For my elementary education, I attended King’s School, Gana Ropp, in Plateau State. And for my post-elementary education, I went to Boys Secondary School, Gindiri, Plateau State. I proceeded to the University of Hertfordshire, UK.