Nigerian Engineer Becomes First Non-British To Be Commissioned Aero-Systems Specialist In British Royal Air Force

Nigeria’s Kogi born Joel Eleojo Adams, has made the nation proud and distinguished himself among his peers.

He has made history by becoming the First Non British to be commissioned as an Aero-Systems Specialist Engineer to the rank of a flying Officer in the British Royal Air Force.

The native of Abejukolo in Omala Local Government Area in Kogi State carved a niche for himself in Nigeria before traveling abroad where he has brought laurels and recognition for the nation.

A graduate of Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State, he was exceptional, bagging a First Class in Electrical Engineering, which earned him a Scholarship to the United Kingdom, courtesy of former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Scholarship for Innovation and Development.

During his Masters Degree at Imperial College, London, United Kingdom, he shone like a million star and proceeded for his Doctorate Degree at the University of Cambridge in London.

He has a PhD in Industrial Systems and Manufacturing Engineering.

His prowess, impact and contribution to the development and advancement of Aero-Systems, Manufacturing Engineering and innovation earned him British Citizenship,, which was conferred shortly after his Commissioning.

The Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth, decorated the Nigerian as he made history.


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