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Oluwatobi Al-bakare becomes second Lieutenant of the US Army


A proud Nigerian husband has taken to the social media to share the success of his wife. Oluwatobi Al-bakare was commissioned as the second lieutenants of the US army on Thursday May, 16. She has made Nigerian proud by breaking all odds to achieve this great feat.

My amazing wife @TobyAlmaroof will be commissioning today as a Second Lieutenant of the United States Army. Couldn’t be prouder of her accomplishments. Congratulations baby girl.

— Olatunde Bakare (@Backarray) May 16, 2019

The Nigerian woman I’d reportedly born to a family of 6 and has become the first black woman to bag a doctorate degree in aerospace engineering. She was nicknamed Whizz at the National aeronautics and space administration.

Her commissioning ceremony took place at 1:00pm today and Bakare show shared the news of his wife success congratulated her with this tweet:

Introducing Scd. Lt. Oluwatobi Al-Bakare of the United States Army 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🥰😍

— Olatunde Bakare (@Backarray) May 16, 2019