Abimbola Amusu, Nigeria’s Second Female Army General
Major-General (Dr.) Abimbola Olatilewa Amusu is the second female general (two-star general) in the Nigerian Army. She is the Commandant, 44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna.
She was promoted from the rank of a brigadier-general to a major-general in December 2013 alongside 26 others: Brigadiers-General J. N. Nimyel, L. K. J. Ogunewe, S. N. Muazu, L. W. Wiwa, A. B. Abubakar, A. O. Edokpayi, T. C. Ude, A. A. Salihu, O. E. Ekanem, S. Yusuf, A. O. Okoh, E. J. Atewe, P. A. T. Akem, C. O. Okoro, Y. M. Abubakar, M. A. Alkali, S. J. Davies, F. O. Alli, A. Mohammed, A. Oyebade, I. I. Abbah, N. O. Amerie, J. G. S. Hamakim, R. N. Nkado, S. A. Adebayo, and A. C. Olukolade. They were all of the Regular Combatant and Direct Regular Commission.