Chief Mrs. Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi, wife of late Nigerian Head of State, Major General J.T.U. Aguiyi-Ironsi, is dead.
The former First Lady died peacefully Monday morning. She was 97.
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.
Following the death of her husband, Chief Mrs. Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi, never re-married.
via: Information Nigeria