19-year-old man becomes the youngest Nigerian to fly American Air Force plane (photos)

19-year-old man becomes the youngest Nigerian to fly American Air Force plane (photos)

- A young Nigerian man has made his country proud by becoming the youngest Nigerian to fly an American Air Force plane

- The 19-year-old man is related to Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state

- He reportedly joined the American Air Force at the age of 17 in Houston, Texas

We hear stories of Nigerians making their marks in different fields and ways across Nigeria. Another Nigerian man has shown the world what Nigerians are made of, by making his mark on the American Air Force.

The 19-year-old man identified as David Imoh Umoette reportedly became the youngest Nigerian to ever fly the American Squadron Flight 331. The young man is an officer in the American Air Force.

It was gathered that the 19-year-old had joined the American Air Force in 2016, when he was just 17 years old in Houston, Texas. The story was shared on Facebook by a user identified as Elizabeth Umo.

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19-year-old man becomes the youngest Nigerian to fly American Air Force plane Facebook source: Elizabeth Umo
Source: Facebook

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According to Umo, the 19-year-old is a relative of Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state.

It was reported that Umoette had his training in Lackland Air Force base in the United States. His father, Aniekan Tim Umoette, works at the United States Law Enforcement and Department of State Security Personnel.

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"Governor Udom Emmanuel's nephew breaks record, as the youngest Nigerian to fly the American Squadron Flight 33.

Governor Udom Emmanuel's nephew, David Imoh Umoette, a 19 year old from Awa in ONNA LGA of Akwa Ibom State, has broken the record as the youngest Nigerian to ever fly the SQUADRON FLIGHT 331 of the American Air Force.

David Umoette joined the American Air Force in 2016 at the age of 17 in Houston Texas, where he was born, he had his training in Lackland Air Force base, in the USA. David, who is the son of Mr. Aniekan Tim Umoette, who works in United States Law enforcements and Department of State Security personnel, and holds a Bsc in criminology and masters degree in Healthcare Management from the prestigious American Intercontinental University. Mr. Tim is the founder of Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio in the United States of America. Congratulations my brother, may God continue to protect you, thanks for making us proud."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that a Nigerian family has three members in the United States Army. The family is reported to be originally from Imo state.

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