- Ezewusi Nnedinma Tekla, a Nigerian woman, has been celebrated by many after she officiallty became a pilot
- In a post on Twitter, Nnedinma wrote how she earned her certification and shared the news that she had passed her licence
- Many people jumped into her comments section and had both questions and congratulations for the newly-qualified pilot
Ezewusi Nnedinma Tekla, a Nigerian woman with the Twitter handle @teklajane has gone online to celebrate a huge career advancement.
In a post on Sunday, 6 December, the woman shared with the internet that she had qualified and passed her pilot's licence. She posed in a single-seater aircraft in the photo she posted alongside the tweet.
Nnedinma was overjoyed as online commenters sent her congratulatory messages for achieving her goals. Some tweeps turned her comments section into a question session as they enquired about her journey and the process she went through in order to obtain her pilot's licence.
The photograph showed Nnedinma in her new element. She had on her uniform and headset and was sitting in the cockpit of the plane.
She captioned her post:
"To the newest private pilot license holder."
As at the time of writing this report, her post has over 37,000 likes and hundreds of comments. Briefly.co.za compiled some of them below:
"Congratulations! I always wanted to be a pilot but idk how much the school fees would be. Please how much per session or however they count it?"
"Come and be my driver baby. I just bought another plane few days ago, please come with your CV and the necessary information you’re hired."
"Safe taking off and safe landing... congratulations."
"Congrats girl. Being a pilot has always been a childhood dream. Still holding those dreams till they become my reality. What are the fees/rates like?"
"Congrats, PPL is hard to get, the studying, the flying hours, bad weather, the instruments."
"Congrats Jane... I have a 2-year-old daughter, I'll gladly tell her she too can be a pilot some day."
"Congratulations, do you want to start holding tutorials on how to fly a plane? I want to be your co-pilot one day."
In similar news, Briefly.co.za reported on a young woman called Sisipho Nofemele recently made herself and thousands of South Africans proud after she obtained her private pilot's licence from the Border Aviation Club & Flight School.
The school took to their official Facebook page to congratulate the black queen on her stellar achievement, also taking the time to wish her many hours of happy flying. The Facebook post read:
"Congratulations Sisipho Nofemele on obtaining your private pilot's license last Thursday in ZS-EGX! Lots of hard work and determination has finally paid off for you! Wishing you many safe and enjoyable hours in the air"
Facebook users who were left simply inspired by the highly motivational post took to the comment section of the post to share well-wishes with Sisipho. They also reacted to the post over 1 000 times. Here are some of their thoughts:
Fali Kulula Cordellia wrote:
"Congratulations to one of Qaphelani High School learners. We are so proud of you girl. Spread those wings and fly away girl."
Songezo Sxngz said:
"I saw this hun wearing her uniform in Town (EL), you could see well how dressed she was, she looked determined and committed, power to you girl. Congrats."
Chumani Brian Mona said:
"Well done girl, it's good to see young girls taking a space in aviation."
Pieter Grové said:
"Well done, lots of hours and plenty of hard work paid off. Enjoy."
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