Nigerian lady begs Davido to employ her as his pilot, shows off licence, stirs reactions

Nigerian lady begs Davido to employ her as his pilot, shows off licence, stirs reactions

- A 24-year-old lady, Oluwafumilayo Omolara Makinde, has publicly applied to be Davido's private pilot

- Omolara hoped for a favourable response as she attached her pilot school graduation certificate to the pitch

- The lady's attempt at working for Davido stirred massive conversations about unemployment

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A young Nigerian lady, Oluwafumilayo Omolara Makinde, has taken a long shot at popular Nigerian Musician Davido, asking to be his private pilot.

On Monday, February 22, the young lady quoted a photo of the musician beside his jet. Davido, in the caption of the photo, said he is off to have a better time with his clique.

In pitching her qualifications to the Holy Ground crooner, 24-year-old Omolara said that she has a commercial pilot licence in flying aeroplanes.

Nigerian lady begs Davido to employ her as his pilot, shows off license certificate, stirs reactions
The lady's public applications stirred massive reactions on social media. Photos sources: @fummzzy, @davido
Source: Twitter

Omolara added that she would love to be employed to fly the jet behind him. The lady asked for the opportunity to meet the singer and speak further about her qualifications.

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See her post below:

As at the time of writing this report, her tweet has gathered over 10,000 likes with almost 6,000 retweets and hundreds of comments. compiled some of the reactions below:

@DedesVibe asked:

"So he should fire the current one flying him to make space for you?"

@Franklyn_TA said:

"I thought pilots didn’t have to look for jobs like this cos y’all are scarce or something."

@khriistmaaxz said:

"Seriously, I am so happy for you. To be a pilot isn't easy. I wanted to be a pilot when I was young but life cheated me somehow. In the process I lost my mother, lost my dreams and everything. But one thing I do appreciate (gift of life). At my age still struggling to achieve."

@emperor_dowells said:

"I’ll still be glad if he calls you and have a little talk with you even if you don’t get the employment, you’d never be unemployed after speaking with David directly.... blessed."

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@Germanprinz said:

"I would suggest you do a type rating on boeing 737 if possible max.. Then you stand better chances in getting jobs in America or Africa. Airbus 320 could be a better start after type rating if you wish to work in Europe. Many safe landings and all the best."

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian lady, Ezewusi Nnedinma Tekla, with the Twitter handle @teklajane went online to celebrate a huge career advancement.

In a post on Sunday, December 6, 2020, the lady said she has got her licence and is now officially a pilot. She posed in a single-seater aircraft in the photo she attached.


Joseph Omotayo writes for the human interest desk at He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University with a degree in Literature in English. He loves basketball and books. He tweets @omotayome.


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Joseph Omotayo (HOD Human-Interest) Joseph Omotayo has been writing for the human interest desk since 2019 and is currently the head of the desk. He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, with a degree in Literature in English in 2016. He once worked for Afridiaspora, OlisaTV & CLR. He is a 2022/2023 Kwame Karikari Fact-Checking fellow. He can be reached via:

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