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Meet The First Nigerian Couple to Attain Same Senior Rank of Brigadier General In The Army (Photos)

Meet The First #Nigerian Couple to Attain Same Senior Rank of Brigadier General In The Army (Photos)

People Do say it is A bad thing For Husband and Wife To Work In The Same place because It Is Difficult Especially When the Woman Earns More than The Man. But Ever since This Set of Powerful Couple was Discovered It change The Mentality of People That You and Your Spouse Can Work In The Same Place and Both Excel At the Same Rate. Lets meet the First Powerful Couple In Nigeria To ever Attain the Same Rank In Nigeria.

Brigadier General Cecilia U. Akagu and Brigadier General Clifford B. Wanda are Nigeria’s first married army officers to attain the same rank of Brigadier General.

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Brigadier General Akagu is from Ankpa in Kogi State while her husband is from Enugu Ngwo in Enugu State.Brigadier General Wanda joined the Nigerian Army in the mid-1980s, and he attended Nigerian Military School, Zaria.

The fact that the couple have different last names is not unusual, as some military personnel do keep their last names for administrative purposes, especially if they met on the job. It was learnt that the distinguished Nigerian army officers met when they were both commissioned officers and got married.

Whereas Brigadier General Akagu and Brigadier General Wanda are not the first commissioned officers to be married in the Nigerian Army, they hold the distinction of being the first to attain the rank of Brigadier General as a married couple.

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