Former first lady Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi dies at 97
Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi, the wife of late Nigerian head of state, Major General Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi, is dead.
The former first lady passed on Monday at 97. She would have been 98 on November 21, 2021.
Victoria’s husband Aguiyi-Ironsi was the supreme commander of the National Military Government for six months before being overthrown and assassinated in the 1966 Nigerian counter-coup.