• A Nigerian man who is an officer in the US Navy has returned to Nigeria in an officer capacity to help build the nation.
  • The man named Victor Agunbiade said that after sailing and flying to more than 40 countries, he is happy to return to his home country of Nigeria.
  • Mixed reactions have followed the man’s decision to return to Nigeria, but some people praised his move as patriotic.

Victor Agunbiade, a Nigerian serving in the United States Navy, has returned home.

Agunbiade announced his return in a tweet he did on January 14 through his Twitter account, @according to victor73.

Víctor Agunbiade has returned home in an official capacity. Photo credit: Twitter/@segunvictor73.
Source: Twitter

The soldier said he is happy to return to his native country in an official capacity after sailing and flying to more than 40 nations around the world.

I can’t forget that my parents were buried in Nigeria.

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In a series of responses to comments below the tweet, Agunbiade acknowledged that Nigeria has problems, but the problems could be overcome.

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He wrote in the tweet:

“I have sailed and flown to over 40 countries, but now I have the honor of a lifetime to return to my home country of Nigeria in an official capacity!”

In response to a comment, he said:

“Thank you. Nigeria gave birth to me, raised me and launched me and I am so grateful. In my home country of Nigeria lie the bones of my parents! I can never forget that.”

Check out the full tweet below:

Nigerian reactions on Twitter

@whales1212 commented:

“I take it you’re about to join APC? They don’t usually do politics like the kind of person you’re championing where you had the chance to serve, but when you want to ‘join’ them you’ll forget these things.”

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@kellyaigbedion reacted:

“Congratulations!!! I’m glad you’re coming home to help build the nation. May God grant you all it takes to succeed.”

@ajaja_ayomide reacted:

“Congratulations sir. Thank you for putting the country’s name on international radar screens. We will be delighted to welcome you home again with joy.”

@timon_oviawe said:

“You’re welcome, brother. We’re proud of you.”

US soldier who is Nigerian returns home

In a related story, legit.ng reported that a man serving in the US military returned to Nigeria and surprised his family.

When the man entered his father’s compound, everyone went wild with celebration.

He went downstairs and went into the house to embrace his father so passionately.

Source: Legit.ng