Estimated Reading Time: <1
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.
- LAUTECH: Oyo Government approves N8Billion payment to Osun Government
- Fredrick Nwabufo: I’m a ‘herdsman’ — all herdsmen are not bandits
- COVID-19: Federal Government says ultra chain cold facility ready for vaccine storage
- Ondo Govt says Presidency backing criminal elements masquerading as herdsmen
- Like Trump, Buhari will be remembered for failure – Fayose
- Civil servants in Rivers State begin work from home
- Lessons Nigerians should learn from the Donald Trump presidency
- This government is reversing the spate of insecurity – Senate President promises
- Ondo State Government insists herdsmen must leave forest reserves within 7 days
- Matthew Hassan Kukah: An Open letter to Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello