Record Breaking: Nigerian Female Pilot Sowemimo Flies Qatar Air Dreamliner


Pilot : Following in the pattern of several Nigerians, who became famous with their names written in Gold for record setting, another Nigerian Lady has broken a barrier and paved the way for more Nigerian women in the aviation industry. 

The Lady known as Adeola Ogunmola Sowemimo has become the first female Nigerian pilot with Qatar Airways. 

This unprecedented achievement by lady Adeola Ogunmola Sowemimo means that the Nigerian Nation is made up of talented people capable of doing their best in various fields of endeavour 

The woman, who now works for the state-owned national carrier of Qatar, had taken to her Facebook page to express gratitude to God for his mercy. She wrote: “It is the Lord’s doing and it’s marvelous in my sight.” 

On seeing her post, friends and family members on the platform also celebrated her for the great achievement. They also thanked God for granting her the abilities to achieve it. Lady Sowemimo would be flying the Dreamliner Boeing 787 for the Qatar Airways. 

She is also the First Nigerian Female Pilot to fly the Boeing 767 Aircraft across the Atlantic.

Adeola is now in the same league with Kenya’s Capt Irene Koki, Ethiopia’s Capt Amsale Gulau and a few other African women who fly the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

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