President Bola Tinubu said on Friday that the death of Nigeria’s first female Major-General, Aderonke Kale, was a painful loss to the country.
Kale, also the first female Commander of the Nigerian Army Medical Corps died on Thursday at the age of 84.
Tinubu, in a condolence statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Ajuri Ngelale, also sympathized with the Kale family, the Nigerian Army, and the society of medical practitioners in Nigeria on the passing away of one of their own.
Tinubu stated that as a pioneer in her field, the late Major General ” embodied the courage, professionalism, capacity, and resilience of the Nigerian woman”
The President prayed for the repose of the soul of the late officer and encouraged her beloved family to take solace in the peerless legacy she left behind.