Viral video shows emotional moment Nigerian man gets promotion in US Army, his little daughter decorates him

Viral video shows emotional moment Nigerian man gets promotion in US Army, his little daughter decorates him

- A Nigerian man, Ololade, was celebrated for his loyal service to the US Army as he was promoted in the presence of his family

- Ololade had the opportunity of being decorated by his little girl who did so with the funny mischief of punching him

- The whole moment was an entertaining one as people marvelled at the little girl's confidence

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A Nigerian man identified as Ololade got promoted in the US Army and the amazing moment he was decorated got many people talking.

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The clip which was shared by his family member, @D_urbanpluslady, disclosed the man's daughter was a bit dramatic when she was pinning the new badge on her dad.

After a formal statement on why he and others were being promoted, Ololade's wife and daughter approached him with the man kneeling.

The daughter removed her daddy's cap as she funnily flung some festoons, stirring laughter from people who were watching. She also punched him in the chest in a very hilarious way.

Watch the amazing clip below:

As at the time of writing this report, the clip has gathered over 14,000 likes with almost 6,000 retweets. compiled some of the reactions below:

@idrisbadmus said:

"This got me laughing so hard Rolling on the floor laughing. I can only imagine if it were me what my daughter would have done. It's amazing!"
Viral video shoes emotional moment Nigerian man gets promotion in US Army as his little daughter decorates him
The daughter playfully punched her dad who was not expecting it. Photo source: @D_urbanpluslady
Source: Twitter

@chukwu_Damilare said:

"Very funny. Kids are a beauty to behold. They create natural unforced joy."

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@OkGbenga said:

"I bet.....this is the result of all the rough plays daddies have with their little girls... Little girl's way of saying: 'Be strong my guy, I'm rooting for you'. Congratulations!"

@hedimalo said:

"My second daughter is the one I know have the boldness to punch me like that.... Congrats to the promoted officers."

@NgrRep said:

"Feel like getting married tomorrow to get a kid oo. Money where are you. I'm missing out."

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian man, Ayoola, on Thursday, January 21, went on Twitter to celebrate his promotion in the US Army.

He said he should have posted about his promotion a week ago when it happened. According to the man, his salary shot up with his new rank.

Many people congratulated him as some Nigerians asked how they could also join the military in America if they want to.

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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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