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First Lady hosts 1st Nigerian female graduate of UK royal military academy | Read Details 

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First Lady hosts 1st Nigerian female graduate of UK royal military academy | Read Details 

The First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, on Monday, hosted 2nd Lieutenant Princess Oluchukwu Owowoh, First Nigerian female graduate of the UK’s Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst (RMAS).

24 years old, Owowoh had in April joined 134 other Officer Cadets in London for the Sovereign’s Parade, marking the culmination of 44 weeks of rigorous training as part of Commissioning Course 232.

Senator Tinubu, who received Owowoh, led by Major General John Ochai, the Commandant, Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), to the State House , described her achievement as outstanding and divine.

“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.

 

“This is just the beginning. You are now a reference point for all Nigerian youths. If you remain focused and positive, you will reach your goal in life” she said.

 

The First Lady commended the Nigeria Army for giving a female the chance to excel, she further encouraged the nation’s youth to emulate Owowoh’ resiliency and caution them to desist from being destructive, lousy and problematic. She recommended Owowoh for a national award and encouraged her superiors to encourage her to become a youth advocate for others to learn positively from her.

 

Earlier, the NDA Commandant Maj Gen John Ochai had said that Owowoh’s outstanding performance, marks history amidst countries like India, Pakistan, Qatar, UK, Canada, Australia and others, who brought their best to be trained in that institution where she succeeded.

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