Obafemi Awolowo

Obafemi Awolowo

Born: March 6, 1909

Died: May 9, 1987

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Biography: Chief Jeremiah Obafemi Awolowo was a Nigerian nationalist, political writer and statesman. His first name, Obafemi, means 'The king loves me' and the surname Awolowo, the source of his nickname, Awo, means 'The mystic commands honour '.