Hassana and Huseina
Since the beginning of life, Nigerians have been one of the rare species of human beings. Nigerians break odds in many aspects of life.
An average Nigerian citizen is industrious, creative, innovative, skilled, rare achiever and always eager to learn and achieve feat.
This has been the very reason why a good number of Nigerians when exposed to the same learning environment and conditions perform better. The perform with rare achievements than those from other countries irrespective of continent.
Becoming a female pilot has been a huge challenge on it’s own. However, the two sisters who are twins are determined to break rare barrier. This is something that calls for attention.
Hassana and Huseina Edil Ogali are Nigerian twin sisters from the Igala tribe. They are the first world twin pilots who have shook the world with this rare achievement.
Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye, is a Nigerian Physician and a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife. Recently, Dr. Oluyinka became another world rare achiever when he broke every odd and performed a rare surgery.
Dr. Olutoye brought out a 23 weeks old foetus with a tumour from the pregnant mother’s womb. He surgically removed the tumour, returned the foetus to the womb.
Most importantly, the baby was delivered safely, naturally and healthy at 36 weeks. Above all, the baby is still alive and healthy without any trace of tumour till date.
Nigerian achiever number three is Mr. Damian Anyanwu, a Nigerian man of Igbo tribe from Mbaise Imo State. Damian Anyanwu made another rare achievement in the early eighties. Mr. Anyanwu built a radio station at Ahiara Ahiazu Mbaise from simple wire. The radio station was of international standards.
In 1947, another Nigerian rare achiever, professor Chike Obi emerged. Professor Chike Obi is from Anambra state of Nigeria. He broke barrier in Mathematics among international intellectuals. Since then, he has been referred to as “Chike Obi the mathematician”.
Dr Philips Emeagwali, a Nigerian from Anambra State was a world renowned computer wizard. He contributed to the discovery of modern day computer.
Another world rare achiever was Nigerian Samuel Okoye. Okoye is the first African PHD in Radio Astronomy.
Chinwe Chukwuogor is another rare achiever.Chukwuogor was the first black to make a painted portrait of Queen Elizabeth.
Late Sir Louis Odumegwu Ojukwu of Nigeria was the first African millionaire. Sir Louis Odumegwu Ojukwu was the father of the late Biafran war lord, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu.
Pius Okigbo was a world renowned Economist. Okigbo was from the Igbo tribe of Nigeria.
Another rare achiever was Nigerian Colonel Ifeajuna who won the first Common Wealth Sports medal. Ifeajuna also was of Igbo tribe.
The same Nigerian rare spirit of accomplishment and achievement was what made Dick Tiger Ihetu a world class boxer.
Above all, Chief Mike Okpara (Power Mike), was a world super power. Power Mike was also a rare specie who broke records in sports.
Emeka Anyaoku from Obosi Anambra State of Nigeria is also a rare specie. Anyaoku was once a Secretary General of Common Wealth. He performed excellently when he was Secretary General of Common Wealth.
There are still many Nigerians who have attained world famous achievements. This made it quite difficult task to put all their names in print.
In conclusion, if a Nigerian is given an arrow, moving the whole world will be a matter of second.