Lady Victoria Aguiyi Ironsi, Wife of Former Military Head of State, Dies At 97

The former first lady of Nigeria, Lady Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi, and wife of the first military Head of State, Major General Thompson Umunnakwe Aguiyi Ironsi, is dead.

 

Lady Victoria Aguiyi Ironsi died early hours of Monday, August 23, 2021, due to old-age-related ailment. She was aged 97.

 

Her husband, who was a former military Head of State, was assassinated in 1966 after a power tussle in the then military government.

 

Lady Aguiyi Ironsi corpse has been deposited in a mortuary, according to a family source.

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