- Three Nigerian ladies who are sisters have become pilots, and they are seen in a trending photo that went viral on Twitter
- The sisters, Mopelola Makinde, Oluwaseun Makinde, and Oluwafunmilayo Makinde, are from Ondon state, and their father is a pilot
- Mopelola, Oluwaseun and Oluwafunmilayo are part of a larger family of seven female children born to one mother
Three Nigerian ladies from Ondo state who are born to the same mother have become pilots.
A photo of the ladies was posted on Twitter by Oluyemi Fasipe, and it has gone viral and attracted positive reactions.
The siblings dressed in their pilot attire as they posed together in a group photograph which caught people’s attention.
Three Nigerian sisters from Ondon state become pilots
The siblings are named Mopelola Makinde, Oluwaseun Makinde, and Oluwafunmilayo Makinde.
More interesting is that the ladies are part of a larger family of seven female children born to one mother.
Also, another stunning thing about them is that their father, Captain Wale Makinde, is a pilot, too, and he works with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA.
While posting the photo on Twitter, Fasipe wrote:
“Mopelola and Oluwaseun are Helicopter Pilots, while Oluwafunmilayo is a fixed-wing Pilot. The 3 sisters are actively flying and are happily married.”
Our mother is our hero
The Tweet caught the attention of one of the girls, @fummzzy. She wrote while quoting the tweet that their mother is the story’s real hero.
“She was Everything! In a society where a woman has all girls as children. Seven girls to be precise.”
See the full story below:
Meet – Three Ondo State-born sisters who are all Pilots. The remarkable sisters who are known as Mopelola Makinde, Oluwaseun Makinde, and Oluwafunmilayo Makinde were inspired by their father – Captain Wale Makinde a veteran helicopter pilot who works with the Nigerian Civil… pic.twitter.com/Xleneoo9Ak
— Olúyẹmí Fásípè AICMC (@YemieFash) July 28, 2023
Reactions from Twitter users as three Nigerian sisters become pilots
“I knew it!! That’s my dream job. I found myself in the wrong Makinde family.”
“This should be a Guinness World Record for a family of 4 air pilots: Father and 3 Daughters.”