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Meet Kelechi Ndukwe, an Igbo man, who is the first Nigerian-American to captain a U.S. Naval Ship

Nigerians in diaspora have without any doubt been doing great services to the country by projecting it beyond the wide negative conception many people have about it. Globally, many people hold on to the wrong doings of handful Nigerians who indulge in nefarious activities such as advance fee fraud and other forms of cybercrimes.

One of the many Nigerians the country is proud of is the Nigerian born Igbo man, Commander Kelechi Ndukwe who made history recently as the first  has Nigerian-American appointed as the Commander of the to U.S. Naval ship. This cheering news was made available via the Twitter handle of the United States Embassy in Nigeria while congratulating him on his rare achievement.

According to the handle, with the knowledge and approval of President Joe Biden of the United States, the Abia State born man was appointed to command the US Navy-guided missile destroyer USS HALSEY (DDG-97) on by the military top brass of the United States of America.

See the screenshot of the shared post below:

See some of his photos below:

Commander Kelechi Ndukwe is reported to have studied Chemical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame and holds a Master’s degree in National Security and Strategy Studies from the US Naval War College.

This rare feat has further confirmed that only few Nigerians are known for notoriety in crimes while alot of others, who are in the majority, are excelling in their various fields of endeavours.

The Executive Governor of Abia State, Ikpeazu Okezie, took to his Twitter handle to congratulate the Abia State indigene for making his kinsmen and Nigerians, as a whole, a proud stock.

See the screenshot of his post below:

Congratulations to this Igbo man who has placed Nigeria on the world map.

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