• Wednesday, May 22, 2024
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Owowoh becomes reference point to Nigerian youths


Oluremi Tinubu, First Lady of the Republic of Nigeria lauded the achievement of Princess Oluchukwu Owowoh, during her visit on Monday.

Owowoh who became the first female graduate of the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst in April hosted an honorary meeting with female dignitaries at the first lady’s office.

First lady Remi tinubu and owowoh

In her statements during the visit posted on X by her special adviser, Remi Tinubu congratulated 24-year-old Owowoh on her achievement naming her a good example of the great feats Nigerian youth can achieve.

“You are a reference point for all Nigerian Youth…Your determination and resilience are quite remarkable and you are an inspiration to the youth of this country. As a woman, the first who has made a mark in a male dominated field, I salute you,” the first lady said.

First lady Remi tinubu and owowoh

“You have the entire world ahead of you.This is just the beginning. You are now a reference point for all Nigerian Youth. If you remain focused and positive, you will reach your goal in life,” she added.

Owowoh received a standing innovation from all dignitaries present, including the wife of the vice president, the speaker, wives of ministers, service chiefs and members of the armed forces of Nigeria at the request of the first lady.

First lady Remi tinubu and owowoh

Owowoh was the best of the 200

OJ Ochai, the commandant of the Nigerian Defense Academy stated that Owowoh was the best of the two hundred selected cadets from the NDA, and excelled in academics, military subjects and physical fitness.

First lady Remi tinubu and owowoh

Owowoh follows in the footsteps of Sir Winston Churchill, Prince Willams of Wales and Yakubu Gowon, former head of State, who received the Sandhurst Medal.

“This achievement is not mine alone, but a testament to the unwavering support of my family, mentors, instructors, and countless individuals who believed in me every step of the way. As I look ahead to the future, I am committed to representing Nigeria with pride, and to making a positive difference in the world,” Owowoh said after her commissioning Parade last month.

She will work with the Nigerian Military Intelligence during her service in Nigeria.