Nigerian Man Breaks 102-Year-Old Record In UK (Photos)
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Nigerian Man Breaks 102-Year-Old Record In UK (Photos)

The year 2021 is seeing Nigerians record outstanding achievements and also getting recognised for those feats.

The latest Nigerian to be in this mix is Joel Ele-Ojo Adams. Joel, on Thursday, February 11, will receive from the Queen of England one of the highly respected and prestigious honours in United Kingdom for his amazing contributions and research work that have come in handy for the UK military.

The young man, according to Niger Delta Connect, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in
He is the first non-British to be commissioned as an Aero-Systems Specialist Engineer to the rank of a Flying Officer in the British Air Force, since the formation of the British Air Force in 1918.

Posting about the good news on his Facebook wall on Friday, February 5, the first class graduate wrote:

“My Sword of honor arrived this evening, in prep for next week!

“By this time next week, I will be receiving of one of the most respected and highly prestigious honours in the land, awarded by Her Majesty, the Queen. This is humbling!

“I was emotional this evening as I reflect on my journey – the humble beginning, the sacrifices, the grace of God, and the accomplishments.

“It is not so much about the accomplishment as it is about where I’m coming from. Boy-o-boy, this barrack pikin has come very far o! Only those of my background will understand.