- A Nigerian man has worked hard in America and made it in life as he became a pilot after 15 years of dedication
- While making his first flight to Lagos, he told his passengers how the journey is an important one for him
- Many people onboard clapped for him as he spoke both Yoruba and Pidgin English to create an atmosphere of cordiality
A young Nigerian man who is a pilot wowed many in America as he came out to the cabin before a flight to announce to the passengers their destination.
After introducing himself to them as a Nigerian-born citizen, all of them clapped. He said the day is a special one for him as it would be his first flying a plane to Nigeria.
Hard work truly pays
He proceeded to tell them that the flight is going to be taking more than 10 hours. When the man started speaking Yoruba, there was more hooting for him.
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The Nigerian pilot also transitioned into the Pidgin language to make everyone feel at home. A rapturous clapping burst.
According to Actress Bukky Wright, the young man started as a customer service support in 2007 in America before he became a pilot 15 years later.
Watch his video below:
Below are some of the reactions:
"Naija too rugged. We must succeed sha ni. The problem of our country is bad leadership, Nigerians are smart, intelligent, tenacious, goal getters awon to nse olori wa won fe ke eniyan gberi."
"It’s takes hard work to get to the TOP and it’s takes consistency and discipline to remain at the TOP."
"NAIJA to the world I am sure someday things will turn for the better for us."
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"May you continue to always have safe flight and safe landing. I am super proud of you dear."
"This is so beautiful to watch...dream it, be it! Saved this for my daughter's to watch in the morning."
Female pilot saved the day
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a video showed a female pilot, Eva Gichuru, getting massive praise from people at the airport after safely bringing a plane to land following bad weather conditions.
It was a moment laced with great pride and happiness as people gathered at the lounge to welcome the flight crew.
As the crew came into sight, the passengers started clapping. One of them shouted "that's she" as a way to point out the heroine of the day.