Man celebrates wife commissioned as Second Lieutenant of the US Army

Man celebrates wife commissioned as Second Lieutenant of the US Army

- An African woman has been commissioned as a Second Lieutenant of the United States Army

- The woman was celebrated for her accomplishments by her husband on social media

- Oluwatobi Al-Bakare was commissioned at the spring 2019 commissioning ceremony

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A Nigerian woman, identified as Oluwatobi Al-Bakare, has proved that barriers can be broken anywhere as she became a Second Lieutenant of the United States Army.

The woman was commissioned on Thursday, May 16.

Briefly.co.za came across her success story after it was shared on social media by her husband, Olatunde Bakare.

Olatunde Bakare had taken to Twitter to celebrate his beautiful wife for her accomplishment in the United States Army.

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Nigerian man celebrates wife who is commissioned as Second Lieutenant of the US Army Source: Olatunde Bakare

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The husband shared photos of his wife dressed in her official army uniform as she got commissioned at the student centre ballroom A in Bowie State University in George's County, Maryland.

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The woman was celebrated by her husband who showed her off on social media Source: Olatunde Bakare

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The spring 2019 commissioning ceremony had taken place around 1pm. Bakare celebrated his wife and congratulated her in his tweet.

He said: "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."

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The woman is also a hijab wearing army officer Source: Oluwatobi Saudat Almaroof-Bakare

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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