Joel Ele-ójo Adams has brought glory to Nigeria as he became the first Nigerian and non-British to be commissioned as a Flying Officer in the British Air Force, breaking a 102-year-old jinx
He has been honoured by the Queen of England, Her Majesty Elizabeth 11
DR JOEL, who obtained his B. Eng (1st class honors) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, was the valedictorian of his graduation year at the Niger Delta University and also a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Scholarship for Innovation and Development. (PRESSID).
After completing a masters degree in Control Systems at the famous Imperial College London, he went further to obtain his PhD in Industrial Systems and Manufacturing Engineering from the prestigious University of Cambridge.
DR JOEL began his career at Ford Motors UK as the BOM Lead Project Analyst for Battery Electric Vehicles. With great potential of his research work for military application, he was enlisted and shortly after awarded the Queen’s Commission as an Officer in the British Royal Air Force. He has also been made a British citizen shortly after.