The first female Nigerian Army Major General, General Aderonke Kale (Rtd) has been laid to rest today 19 January 2024 at St James Anglican Church, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State Nigeria.
Late General Kale who was the first female Major General of the Nigerian Army died on 8 November 2023 at the age of eighty four (84).
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Toareed Lagbaja who was represented by the Commander, Corp of Signal, Major General Gbeminga Adesina stated that the Late General had lived an exemplary life worthy of emulation.
Maj. General Adesina who said that the demise of Late General Kale is a great lost to the Nigerian Army and the Nation at large, stated that she was committed and dedicated to the service of the Nation which she served and rose in rank in the Nigerian Army.
The Service of songs and tribute night was held on 16 January 2024 at Admiralty Conference Centre, Victoria Island Lagos, while the wake keep was held at Chapel of the Resurrection Hall, University of Ibadan.
Also in attendance were the General Officer Commanding 2 Division Nigerian Army and other Senior Officers and Commanders of the Nigerian Army.