Nigerians celebrate Flying Officer Oke, 1st female pilot to fly solo

Nigerians celebrate Flying Officer Oke, 1st female pilot to fly solo

- Flying Officer OO Oke has become the first female pilot to fly solo on the L-39ZA in the history of 403 Flying Training School Kano

- A video emerged on social media in which the pilot could be seen flying solo

- Nigerians have congratulated her and wished her success in her career in the Nigerian Air Force

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A video has emerged in which a female Nigerian Air Force pilot identified as Flying Officer OO Oke was spotted flying an L-39ZA.

In the video, which was posted on Twitter by @Jakepor21, Oke could be seen flying solo in the L-39ZA, becoming the first female pilot to do so in the history of 403 Flying Training School Kano.

It should be noted that female pilots in the Air Force are making history by achieving what their male counterparts have achieved.

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Africans took to the comment section of the post to share their thoughts on Oke's achievement.

Nigerians celebrate Flying Officer Oke for making history

Flying Officer OO Oke. Photo credit: @Jakepor21/Twitter
Source: UGC

Onyeukwu Nnadozie with the handle @Mandouze noted that Oke had done a great job, adding that he would be proud to see Air Force pilots integrate the use of digital maps for mission planning.

He wrote:

"This is a great job... I would be proud to see these pilots integrate the use of digital maps for mission planning."

Another user with the handle @Caca22101984 wrote:

"Great job. I need a full video on how she landed. Female pilot."

@OSHINOWOSADE wrote:

"I cover her with the Blood of Jesus Christ. Amen."

@muyiwa85939471 wrote:

"Job well done."

Below are other reactions:

Meanwhile, in other news, South Africa's darling, Zozibini Tunzi has recently touched South African soil for the first time in a while. Miss Universe took to her Instagram pages to share some candid pictures of herself having a fun time at her home in Eastern Cape.

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In her Instagram post, the local beauty can be seen preparing a traditional dish complete with fire a big black pot and a wooden spoon. She is also wearing the very traditional doek, apron, and flip-flops and in true African woman nature, she paired the flops with warm toe socks.

"Even if for a very short while, being home will always be restoration of the soul. After so long we are now currently navigating on tears of joy, love, warmth, support and song," she captioned the heart-warming post.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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