Nigeria’s oldest soldier Pa Adama Aduku has passed away at the age of 101 – The old soldier’s death was announced on Twitter by the Nigerian Army – It was gathered that Pa Adama was a World War II veteran A sad report of the passing of Nigeria’s oldest surviving soldier, Pa Adama Aduku, has surfaced online. It was reported that the soldier passed away on Tuesday, December 31, before the end of 2019. The man, who is said to be the oldest Nigerian retired army officer, passed away at the age of 101.
IN 2019, Aduku, from Kogi State, was honoured by the army authorities at a ceremony attended by Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo.
The Nigerian Army announced his death on the popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter, on New Year Day, Wednesday, January 1.