Monday, 14 October 2019

Nigeria's First Military Leader Aguiyi Ironsi's Son Dies At 54

The second son of former Head of State, General Johnson Thomas Aguiyi Ironsi, John Nnanyerem Aguiyi Ironsi has died at the age of 54. Aguiyi Ironsi died at the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, Abia State, on Sunday, after a protracted illness.

The head of the Ironsi family and former Minister of State for Defence, Thomas Aguiyi Ironsi, confirmed the death of the former US-based

 John Aguiyi Ironsi, who was born on January 14, 1965, attended Government College, Umuahia, Abia State and College of Arts and Science, Zaria, Kaduna State. He proceeded for further studies in the USA afterwards. He returned briefly to Nigeria and held political positions as Special Adviser to two different governors of Abia State.

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