- Micheal Uzoma Nnadozie, a US Lieutenant Colonel, is one of the many Nigerians abroad reshaping Nigeria's narrative
- Lt Col Nnadozie hails from Imo state where he spent his childhood hiding from fighter jets during Nigeria's Civil War
- A holder of five degrees, he joined the US Army when he could not realise his first passion to become a pilot
There are so many illustrious Nigerians in the diaspora who have not only made the nation proud, but contributed greatly to their host countries.
Lt Col Michael Uzoma Nnadozie who hails from Isu in Nowangele local government in Imo state is one of those many people as he left Nigeria to become a very significant person in the United States Army.
According to Vanguard, Nnadozie spent his childhood surviving Nigeria’s 1967 Civil war as he hid from fighter planes.
In less than 20 years after the war, he migrated to the US where he was passionate about flying and studied courses in that regard.
He could not, however, actualize that dream, so he switched the interest into joining the US Army in 1987 where he became the first active duty doctor of nurse practice in the country’s military.
It should be noted that Nnadozie first landed in Omaha, Nebraska when he came to the US before he later relocated to Houston, Texas.
In the military, he was at a time a supply expert. He also has a total of five degrees. Vanguard also reports that in 2015, he was one of the officers Barak Obama asked the Senate to promote to the rank of Lt Col.
It was also reported that the Nigerian-American was honoured with the Legacy Alumni Certificate by the A and M University, Central Texas.
In February 2018, the Nigerian retired and now lives in Kileen, Texas.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Joseph Chukwueke won the race for mayorship in the US. He was elected as the mayor of the city of Woodlynne in New Jersey, United States on Tuesday, November 5.
It should be noted that Woodlynne is a borough in Camden County, the place Chukwueke defeated his main opponent, Clyde Cook.
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