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Oldest surviving Nigerian army soldier, Pa Adama Aduku dies at 101

Pa Adama Aduku, the old soldier who stole the show at the 2018, Nigerian Army Day Celebrations(NADCEL), held In Lagos is dead.

Aduku, who was presented with an award of excellence by Vice President Oluyemi Osibajo, given to him by the Nigerian army, was said to have died on the 31st of December, 2019.

His death was announced by one of his relations on the Whatsapp platform of the Director Defence Information Defence Headquarters news platform.

Aduku was born 1918, to a peasant farmer at Abejukolo-Ife, at Omaha Local Government Area of Kogi State. He joined the army in 1945.

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