Chief (Mrs.) H.I.D. Awolowo dies at 99

Late Chief (Mrs.) Awolowo
Late Chief (Mrs.) Awolowo

 

Matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Chief (Mrs.) Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (Nee Adelana), is dead.

Mrs. Awolowo, who would have marked her 100th birthday 25th November, passed on after a meeting with her family members Saturday. The meeting was in connection with the preparation for her 100th birthday.

The deceased was the widow of the late sage, politician, and Premier of the defunct Western Region, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. She was born in Ikenne, Ogun State in 1915.

The Awolowos on their wedding day (L) and during middle age
The Awolowos on their wedding day (L) and during middle age

Mama, as she was fondly called, was a successful business woman and politician who stood by her husband.

Mama with grand daughter, Dolapo and husband, Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo
Mama with grand daughter, Dolapo and husband, Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

According to Wikipedia, Mrs. Awolowo, who traveled the length and breadth of the country with her husband during his presidential electioneering campaign in the early 80s, was the first to import lace materials and other textiles into Nigeria.

 

 

Report by: Dayo Emmanuel

 

Matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Chief Mrs. Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (Nee Adelana), is dead.

Mrs. Awolowo, who would have marked her 99th birthday 25th November, passed on after a meeting with her family members Saturday. The meeting is said to be in connection with the preparation for her 100th birthday.

The deceased was the widow of the late sage, politician, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. She was born in Ikenne, Ogun State in 1915.

Mama, as she was fondly called, was a successful business woman and politician who stood by her husband.

According to Wikipedia, Mrs. Awolowo, who traveled the length and breadth of the country with her husband during his presidential electioneering campaign in the early 80s, was the first to import lace materials and other textiles into Nigeria.

 

 

 

 

Matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Chief Mrs. Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (Nee Adelana), is dead.

 Mrs. Awolowo, who would have marked her 99th birthday 25th November, passed on after a meeting with her family members Saturday. The meeting is said to be in connection with the preparation for her 100th birthday.

The deceased was the widow of the late sage, politician, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. She was born in Ikenne, Ogun State in 1915.

Mama, as she was fondly called, was a successful business woman and politician who stood by her husband.

 According to Wikipedia, Mrs. Awolowo, who traveled the length and breadth of the country with her husband during his presidential electioneering campaign in the early 80s, was the first to import lace materials and other textiles into Nigeria.

 

 

 

 

Matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Chief Mrs. Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (Nee Adelana), is dead.

 

Mrs. Awolowo, who would have marked her 99th birthday 25th November, passed on after a meeting with her family members Saturday. The meeting is said to be in connection with the preparation for her 100th birthday.

 

The deceased was the widow of the late sage, politician, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. She was born in Ikenne, Ogun State in 1915.

Mama, as she was fondly called, was a successful business woman and politician who stood by her husband.

 

According to Wikipedia, Mrs. Awolowo, who traveled the length and breadth of the country with her husband during his presidential electioneering campaign in the early 80s, was the first to import lace materials and other textiles into Nigeria.

 

 

 

 

Matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Chief Mrs. Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (Nee Adelana), is dead.

 

Mrs. Awolowo, who would have marked her 99th birthday 25th November, passed on after a meeting with her family members Saturday. The meeting is said to be in connection with the preparation for her 100th birthday.

 

The deceased was the widow of the late sage, politician, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. She was born in Ikenne, Ogun State in 1915.

Mama, as she was fondly called, was a successful business woman and politician who stood by her husband.

 

According to Wikipedia, Mrs. Awolowo, who traveled the length and breadth of the country with her husband during his presidential electioneering campaign in the early 80s, was the first to import lace materials and other textiles into Nigeria.

 

 

 

 

Matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Chief Mrs. Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (Nee Adelana), is dead.

 

Mrs. Awolowo, who would have marked her 99th birthday 25th November, passed on after a meeting with her family members Saturday. The meeting is said to be in connection with the preparation for her 100th birthday.

 

The deceased was the widow of the late sage, politician, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. She was born in Ikenne, Ogun State in 1915.

Mama, as she was fondly called, was a successful business woman and politician who stood by her husband.

 

According to Wikipedia, Mrs. Awolowo, who traveled the length and breadth of the country with her husband during his presidential electioneering campaign in the early 80s, was the first to import lace materials and other textiles into Nigeria.

 

 

 

 

Matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Chief Mrs. Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (Nee Adelana), is dead.

 

Mrs. Awolowo, who would have marked her 99th birthday 25th November, passed on after a meeting with her family members Saturday. The meeting is said to be in connection with the preparation for her 100th birthday.

 

The deceased was the widow of the late sage, politician, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. She was born in Ikenne, Ogun State in 1915.

Mama, as she was fondly called, was a successful business woman and politician who stood by her husband.

 

According to Wikipedia, Mrs. Awolowo, who traveled the length and breadth of the country with her husband during his presidential electioneering campaign in the early 80s, was the first to import lace materials and other textiles into Nigeria.

 

 

 

 

Matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Chief Mrs. Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (Nee Adelana), is dead.

 

Mrs. Awolowo, who would have marked her 99th birthday 25th November, passed on after a meeting with her family members Saturday. The meeting is said to be in connection with the preparation for her 100th birthday.

 

The deceased was the widow of the late sage, politician, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. She was born in Ikenne, Ogun State in 1915.

Mama, as she was fondly called, was a successful business woman and politician who stood by her husband.

 

According to Wikipedia, Mrs. Awolowo, who traveled the length and breadth of the country with her husband during his presidential electioneering campaign in the early 80s, was the first to import lace materials and other textiles into Nigeria.

 

 

 

 

Matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Chief Mrs. Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (Nee Adelana), is dead.

 

Mrs. Awolowo, who would have marked her 99th birthday 25th November, passed on after a meeting with her family members Saturday. The meeting is said to be in connection with the preparation for her 100th birthday.

 

The deceased was the widow of the late sage, politician, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. She was born in Ikenne, Ogun State in 1915.

Mama, as she was fondly called, was a successful business woman and politician who stood by her husband.

 

According to Wikipedia, Mrs. Awolowo, who traveled the length and breadth of the country with her husband during his presidential electioneering campaign in the early 80s, was the first to import lace materials and other textiles into Nigeria.

 

 

 

 

Matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Chief Mrs. Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (Nee Adelana), is dead.

 

Mrs. Awolowo, who would have marked her 99th birthday 25th November, passed on after a meeting with her family members Saturday. The meeting is said to be in connection with the preparation for her 100th birthday.

 

The deceased was the widow of the late sage, politician, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. She was born in Ikenne, Ogun State in 1915.

Mama, as she was fondly called, was a successful business woman and politician who stood by her husband.

 

According to Wikipedia, Mrs. Awolowo, who traveled the length and breadth of the country with her husband during his presidential electioneering campaign in the early 80s, was the first to import lace materials and other textiles into Nigeria.

 

 

 

 

Matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Chief Mrs. Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (Nee Adelana), is dead.

 

Mrs. Awolowo, who would have marked her 99th birthday 25th November, passed on after a meeting with her family members Saturday. The meeting is said to be in connection with the preparation for her 100th birthday.

 

The deceased was the widow of the late sage, politician, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. She was born in Ikenne, Ogun State in 1915.

Mama, as she was fondly called, was a successful business woman and politician who stood by her husband.

 

According to Wikipedia, Mrs. Awolowo, who traveled the length and breadth of the country with her husband during his presidential electioneering campaign in the early 80s, was the first to import lace materials and other textiles into Nigeria.

 

 

 

 

Matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Chief Mrs. Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (Nee Adelana), is dead.

 

Mrs. Awolowo, who would have marked her 99th birthday 25th November, passed on after a meeting with her family members Saturday. The meeting is said to be in connection with the preparation for her 100th birthday.

 

The deceased was the widow of the late sage, politician, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. She was born in Ikenne, Ogun State in 1915.

Mama, as she was fondly called, was a successful business woman and politician who stood by her husband.

 

According to Wikipedia, Mrs. Awolowo, who traveled the length and breadth of the country with her husband during his presidential electioneering campaign in the early 80s, was the first to import lace materials and other textiles into Nigeria.

 

 

 

 

Matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Chief Mrs. Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (Nee Adelana), is dead.

 

Mrs. Awolowo, who would have marked her 99th birthday 25th November, passed on after a meeting with her family members Saturday. The meeting is said to be in connection with the preparation for her 100th birthday.

 

The deceased was the widow of the late sage, politician, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. She was born in Ikenne, Ogun State in 1915.

Mama, as she was fondly called, was a successful business woman and politician who stood by her husband.

 

According to Wikipedia, Mrs. Awolowo, who traveled the length and breadth of the country with her husband during his presidential electioneering campaign in the early 80s, was the first to import lace materials and other textiles into Nigeria.

 

 

 

 

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