Chuba Okadigbo Quotes (1 quote)
“I think the first thing is to warn INEC (Independent National Electoral Commission) to be careful. It is in their interest to be good neighbors to Nigerians and prove that the country was not a banana republic as the ruling party is making us believe.”
Interview with Charles Onyekamuo, This Day, 2003-04-13
“It is not the task of the University to offer what society asks for, but to give what society needs.”
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“The Great Spirit is everywhere; he hears whatever is in our minds and our hearts, and it is not necessary to speak to Him in a loud voice.”
The Sacred Pipe (1953)
As quoted in "Life and Literature: Over two thousand extracts from ancient and modern writers, and classified in alphabetical order" by J. Purver Richardson, 1910
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Picture Source: WikipediaChuba Okadigbo
Born: December 17, 1941
Died: September 25, 2003 (aged 61)
Bio: Dr. Chuba Wilberforce Okadigbo, was President of the Senate of Nigeria. He was sometimes referred to as Oyi of Oyi in reference to his local government council area ; he also held numerous political positions in the Nigeria government. He was known to be opposed to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party of Nigeria, which was led by President Olusẹgun Ọbasanjọ from the year 1999 - 2007.
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