A Nigerian woman identified as Oluwatobi Al-Bakare has proved that barriers can be broken anywhere as she becomes a Second Lieutenant of the United States Army. The woman was commissioned on Thursday, May 16.
Her husband, Olatunde Bakare had taken to Twitter to celebrate his beautiful wife on her accomplishment at the United States Army.
The husband shared photos of his wife dressed in her official army uniform as she gets commissioned at the student center ballroom A in Bowie State University in George’s County, Maryland.
My amazing wife @TobyAlmaroof will be commissioning today as a Second Lieutenant of the United States Army. Couldn’t be prouder of her accomplishments. Congratulations baby girl. pic.twitter.com/GzwdM1VvUP
— Olatunde Bakare (@Backarray) May 16, 2019
The spring 2019 commissioning ceremony had taken place around 1:00 pm. Bakare celebrated his wife and congratulated her in his tweet.
He said: “My amazing wife @TobyAlmaroof will be commissioning today as a Second Lieutenant of the United States Army. Couldn’t be prouder of her accomplishments. Congratulations baby girl.”
Ten of @Bowiestate’s ROTC cadets have just been commissioned as second lieutenants in the @USArmy in a ceremony where Dr. Mark Esper, Secretary of the Army, provided the keynote address. Congrats Bulldogs! #BSUgrad2k19 pic.twitter.com/7sOaTwL1ht
— Bowie State Uni. (@BowieState) May 16, 2019
A few days later Olatunde also announced that Oluwatobi just bagged her Master’s degree!
Last Thursday, my brilliant wife was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant with the US Army, today, she’s graduating with her MBA degree.
Congratulations once again sweetheart. Mateen and I are inspired by your resilience and commitment to excellence. Honored to call you ours! pic.twitter.com/YxVMXCEsJE
— Olatunde Bakare (@Backarray) May 18, 2019
The mom of one is a total inspiration for all and she deserves all the accolades.