Former first lady Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi is dead.
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 this morning.
She was 97.
Her husband, and the Supreme Commander of the National Military Government, was killed on July 29, 1966.