Mohammed Abubakar of Kano, Nigeria, received his fourth aviation bar which qualified him as a pilot.
Abubakar began his career as an aircraft cleaner, gradually rising in rank until he was able to secure his certifications enabling him to operate a plane.
Abubakar is now a member of the crew at Azman Air Services Limited, based in Kano, Nigeria.
The airline company released a statement on Twitter stating, “He Joined the Aviation industry 24 years ago as Aircraft Cleaner. Today He is getting the Fourth Bar to becoming a CAPTAIN. Congratulations Mohammed Abubakar from all of us @AirAzman”