African man overcomes pains and struggle, becomes officer in US Navy

African man overcomes pains and struggle, becomes officer in US Navy

- Abiola Bamgbose, a Nigerian man, has represented Nigeria well as he became an officer in the American Navy

- The Nigerian said the achievement did not come easy as he had to battle much stress and discouragement

- Abiola had his first degree in Nigeria from OAU before he travelled abroad for his masters and other certifications

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Another Nigerian, Abiola Bamgbose, has made the nation proud as he became a junior officer (ensign) in the United States Navy.

In a LinkedIn post, Abiola said that he had to endure 13 weeks of pain and a fracture on his right tibia before he made the Officer Candidate School (OCS) graduation.

According to his public profile on the platform, he had his first degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the Obafemi Awolowo University before he proceeded to the University of Denver for his masters in computer and information systems security/information assurance in 2017.

He joined the force as an electrical engineer in April 2013 and became the precision physical and dimensional measurement calibrator in 2018.

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A collage of his graduation pictures. Photo source: LinkedIn/Abiola Bamgbose

A collage of his graduation pictures. Photo source: LinkedIn/Abiola Bamgbose
Source: UGC

Some of his professional certifications are general radiotelephone operator license, and physical measurement and dimensional calibration.

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported US President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, made a public appearance and posed for a photo op on Tuesday.

A video of the moment has gone viral on social media and it appeared the US first lady wanted to be anywhere else than at her hubby's side. At one point, it looked as if Trump asked his wife to smile and she made little effort to comply to her husband's request.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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