- A Kanuri woman, Yagana Musa, has reportedly become a major in the Nigerian Army
- Yagana Musa is said to be the first Kanuri woman to become a major
- Musa was decorated by General Tukur Buratai after the rise in rank
Several Nigerian women are no longer taking the back seat as they also achieve great things in any sector they find themselves.
Legit.ng has gathered the report that a female officer has become the first Kanuri woman to rise to the rank of a major.
According to @lifeinarewa on Twitter, Yagana Musa has become the first Kanuri woman to become a major in the Nigerian army.
Major Yagana Musa is said to hail from Gwio-kura town of Gashua LGA, Yobe state. After rising in rank to become a major, Yagana was decorated by General Tukur Buratai.
Musa is said to be a wife, teacher, and a mother of three children. Congratulations to her.
In other news, Legit.ng reported that the oldest surviving Nigerian soldier met with the vice-president of the country, Prof Yemi Osinbajo.
On Saturday, July 6, the vice president of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo in Lagos, attended the annual Nigeria Army Day celebration held at the Ikeja Cantonment. He was on ground to represent President Muhammadu Buhari as the headliner of the event.
One of the memorable moments at the event was when the vice president met the oldest surviving soldier in Nigeria, Rtd Private Amuda Aluko who is 104 years old. Osinbajo who could not hide his joy of meeting such an old military personality shared his delight on his Twitter.
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