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Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Photos: Chief Obafemi Awolowo is remembered & celebrated on his posthumous birthday

He would have been 108 years old!!!
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On Monday the 6th of March 2017, family, friends and well wishers gathered at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, VI, Lagos for a memorial lecture to mark Chief Obafemi Awolowo's would-have-been 108th birthday.
His daughter, Dr Tokunboh Awolowo-Dosunmu and grandson, Olusegun Awolowo were notably present.


Today we remember Papa Obafemi Awolowo's birthday, a gift to the Yoruba race, a gift to Nigeria , a gift to Africa, a gift to the World. All in that order . Legacy assured and must be ensured 
Olusegun Awolowo  
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Dr Tokunboh Awolowo-Dosunmu & Olusegun Awolowo
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Chief Awolowo was born in Ikenne on the 6th of March, 1909 and died in Ikenne on the 9th of May, 1987.

3 comments:

  1. 108 years old? WAUWWWW!!

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  2. Shukura Etomi20:41

    Rest on Baba Awo!!!!!!

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  3. Waheed O.05:40

    Happy birthday to papa awo in heaven....

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