Oluremi Tinubu receives first female Nigerian graduate of Royal Military Academy

Kunle Sanni

The First Lady Oluremi Tinubu has on Monday received Oluchukwu Owowoh, a female soldier who recently completed her training at the Royal Military Academy, Snadhurst, UK.

The First Lady, in a statement by her spokesperson, Busola Kukoyi, noted that the sterling performances of Owowoh is a good example of the great feats Nigerian youth can achieve.

“Your determination and resilience are quite remarkable and you are an inspiration to the youth of this country. As a woman, the first who has made a mark in a male dominated field, I salute you”.

“You have the entire world ahead of you. This is just the beginning. You are now a reference point for all Nigerian Youth. If you remain focused and positive, you will reach your goal in life”.

Oluremi Tinubu in a practical demonstration of celebrating the officer requested all present, including the Wife of the Vice President, Wife of the Speaker, Wives of Ministers, Wives of Service Chiefs and Members of the Armed Forces of Nigeria give a standing ovation to 2nd Lt Owowoh.

“I thank the Nigerian Army for giving 2nd Lt Owowoh the opportunity even in this male dominated field. Thank you”.

In her remarks, the wife of the chief of Defence Staff Oghogho Musa pointed out that the training and graduation of Owowoh is a testament of improved female inclusion in the country.

The Commandant of the Nigeria Defence Academy, Maj. Gen OJ Ochai explained that Owowoh was the best of the 200 selected cadets from the NDA.

He said the Officer excelled in three areas earmarked which were, Academics, Military Subjects and Physical Fitness.

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