Saturday, May 21, 2016

A Short Note On DR. NNAMDI AZIKIWE




Chief Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe is the first {1st} President of the federal republic of Nigeria. His prime minister was Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. and he was preceded by Elizabeth II who serve as Queen of Nigeria, and he (Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe ) was succeeded by Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi who served as the 3rd Governor-General of Nigeria.
 

Chief Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe stayed in political office from October 1, 1963 – January 16, 1966, that is a total of 2 year, 2 months and 16days.

Chief Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe was given not birth to on November 16, 1904 in Zungeru, then British Nigeria, and he died on May 11, 1996 at aged 91 in Enugu, Nigeria.

He belong to Cameroons Nigerian People's Party and the National Council of Nigeria Political party.

He got married on August 1983 to Flora Azikiwe.
He has 6 Children whose names are:
  • Bamidele Azikiwe
  • Chukwuemeka Azikiwe
  • Nwachukwu Azikiwe
  • Ngozi Azikiwe
  • Molokwu Azikiwe
  • Uwakwe Azikiwe

He chose Christianity as his religion.

His parent were a member of the Igbo traditional group in Nigeria. His father who is Obed-Edom Chukwuemeka Azikiwe served as a clerk in the British Administration of Nigeria while his mother is Rachel Ogbenyeanu Azikiwe.

Nnamdi means "Myfather is alive" in the Igbo language.



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