Nigerian Man Serving in US Army Gets Promotion, Photo Shows His Official Decoration, Many React
- A Nigerian man, Taiwo Abdul-Gafar, has announced that the US Army has promoted and given him a new rank in the force
- Taiwo said that being a man that has never been influenced by higher ranks, he would not let his new position change his good behaviours
- Many Nigerians took to his comment section to praise him as they wished him more success in his career
A young Nigerian, Taiwo Abdul-Gafar, has gone on LinkedIn to share the milestone he achieved in the American Army.
In a post on the platform, he said he began November with a new rank in the force. Taiwo, therefore, went ahead to appreciate everyone that has contributed to his success so far.
The beginning of greatness
His special thanks went to a family member, Kehinde Akorede, who he said was there to lift him up at the moment he was really down.
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The young Nigerian said that he would still be himself and not let the new position get into his head, adding that the achievement is just the beginning for him.
A part of his post read:
“One tough part of my job is moving up with the high-speed spirit of my unit (AA) but the most fun part for me is being able to put smile on the faces of soldiers that come to my desk for help, and since I have earned this promotion, I believe it’s not a bad idea to celebrate it.”
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions to his post below:
Kehinde Akorede A.G. said:
"Congratulations again brother."
Bayo S. Ahmed said:
"Alhamdulilah my dear brother congratulations may almighty Allah bless it for u and ours ameen."
Taofeek Adedeji said:
"Congratulations, and most important is being oneself all the time irrespective of our position or class, enjoy your new rank Sir."
Sebastian Hills said:
"Congratulations sir, may God continue to promote you, increase your greatness and give you comfort all-around."
Cassie Webb said:
"Congratulations Taiwo! I know it won't be long before we hear of another promotion. Such a humble leader!"
Another Nigerian serving in US Army
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian man, Ayoola, on Thursday, January 21, went on social media 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. In celebrating his new role, the Nigerian man shared four photos showing him smiling about his new level.