Aguiyi- Ironsi’s daughter, Lady Caroline buried in Umuahia

There were tears on Saturday, as the remains of Lady Caroline Aguiyi–Ironsi, the daughter of Nigeria’s former Head of State, General Thomas Umunnankwe Aguiyi-Ironsi, were laid to rest at Umuana village, Ndume Ibeku in Umuahia North local government area of Abia State.

Lady Caroline, who died at 68, was popular in the community for her kindness to the people and advocacy for the ordinary.

In his message at the event, Abia State Governor, Alex Otti, described the late Lady Caroline Aguiyi-Ironsi as a woman of substance with a heart of gold, pure and natural.

Otti, whom his Deputy, Ikechuckwu Emetu represented, posited that Caroline was a truly caring woman who touched the lives of so many people with her kindness, warmth, and compassion.

He called on the family to remain strong and look forward to the positive side of life in recognition of the legacy of love and generosity exemplified by the deceased.

Responding on behalf of the family, former Minister of Defence and son of late General Aguiyi-Ironsi, Thomas Aguiyi Ironsi thanked Governor Otti for identifying with the family during the trying period and prayed for God’s wisdom and good health to enable him deliver on his ongoing programmes in the state.

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