- Flying Officer OO Oke has become the first female pilot to fly solo on the L-39ZA in the history of 403 Flying Training School Kano
- A video emerged on social media in which the pilot could be seen flying solo
- Nigerians have congratulated her and wished her success in her carrier in the Nigerian Air Force
A video has emerged in which a female Nigerian Air Force pilot identified as Flying Officer OO Oke was spotted flying the L-39ZA.
In the video, which was posted on Twitter by @Jakepor21, Oke could be seen flying solo on the L-39ZA, becoming the first female pilot to do so in the history of 403 Flying Training School Kano.
It should be noted that female pilots in the Air Force are making history by achieving what their male counterparts have achieved.
Nigerians took to the comment section of the post to share their thoughts on Oke's achievement.
Onyeukwu Nnadozie with the handle @Mandouze noted that Oke had done a great job, adding that he would be proud to see Air Force pilots integrate the use of digital maps for mission planning.
He wrote: "This is a great job..... I would be proud to see these pilots integrate the use of digital maps for mission planning."
Another user with the handle @Caca22101984 wrote: "Great job. I need a full video on how she landed. Female pilot."
@OSHINOWOSADE wrote: "I cover her with the Blood of Jesus Christ Amen."
@muyiwa85939471 wrote: "Job well done."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that following the funeral of Nigeria's first female combat helicopter pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) handed over three suspects involved in the accident that led to her death to the Nigeria Police Force.
Air Commodore, Ibikunle Daramola, the director of public relations and information in a statement revealed the names of the suspects as Nehemiah Adejoh, Igbekele Folorunsho and Festus Gbayegun.
Daramola said the suspects who were former schoolmates of late Arotile were handed to the police on Friday, July 24, at the NAF Base Kaduna.
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