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Late Obafemi Awolowo’s Widow, HID Turns 99

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The widow of late Nigerian nationalist, political writer and statesman, Obafemi Awolowo turns 99 today. Mrs Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo who is fondly known as HID was born on the 25th of November, 1915 and hails from Ikenne, Ogun state.

Obafemi Awolowo died on the 9th of May, 1987  and since then HID has lived as a widow. Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan and several other political figures have been sending felicitation messages to the  matriarch of the Awolowo family since yesterday.

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