H.I.D. Awolowo dies at 99

Mrs Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo, the wife of late politician and one of the founding fathers of Nigeria, Obafemi Awolowo, is dead.

Famously referred to as a “jewel of inestimable value” by herlate husband, Mrs Awolowo passed away in her sleep today, aged 99.

Details later.

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  • anolad

    May her soul rest in peace.

  • Ayi-baba

    What a great way to die at 99. May her soul rest in peace.

  • Great woman of honour – Died 9 – 9 at 99. 9th of September @ 99 years of age.

    • Unbiased

      She died on the 19th of September, not 9th Sir.

  • amador kester

    Commiserating with the family of this jewel of inestimable value