Awo--the portrait of a leader

  • 46 Pages
  • 4.99 MB
  • English
Star Union Publishers , Lagos, Nigeria
Awolowo, Obafemi, 1909-, Statesmen -- Nigeria -- Biography., Yoruba (African people) -- Biography., Nigeria -- Politics and government --



Statementby Ebenezer Babatope.
LC ClassificationsDT515.77.A94 B33 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 46 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2923450M
ISBN 109782279005
LC Control Number84157348

Get this from a library. Awo: the autobiography of Chief Obafemi Awolowo. [Obafemi Awolowo] -- Chief Obafemi Awolowo () was the leader of Nigeria's Action Group party and the first indigenous Premier of Western Nigeria. He campaigned heavily for developmental change and implemented.

Author of Student power vs militarism,Nigeria, towards the "Revolution", Nigeria from Gowon to Muhammed, Awo & Nigeria, Nigeria, The struggle for power in Nigeria, Coups--Africa and the barrack revolts, The Abacha regime and the June 12 crisisWritten works: The Ghana Revolution, from Nkrumah to Jerry Rawlings.

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Ogundimu In: The Quarterly Journal of Administration: (/78), vol. 12, no. 3, p. In this book, Awolowo becomes more than just a political leader but a man of passion, vision and conscience. It is worth reading the Awo Unfinished Greatness in order to put a character to the familiar face (after all his face is plastered on our currency).

In this book celebrating the centennial of his birth, many scholar examine the record of this great African philosopher, politician and leader, and show that his thoughts and methods – especially his emphasis on the development of individual man –contain the remedy for Nigeria’s, nay Africa’s, underdevelopment.

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Published: EDT, 25 November |. The British adored their stooge, Balewa. After all, he was British made. They heartily disliked Awolowo because he was clever, sensible and moral. Here was a true leader of his people to fear. It was Awo who could have united Nigeria as a sober, balanced and realistic leader.

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The "Black Scorpion" as he was popularly called who put smiles on our faces at the end of the civil war. A no nonsense warrior of his time.

The Igbos have always accepted Awolowo as a great leader but his activities during the civil war shocked them. BY THE OBJECTIVE OF THE JANUARY 15 COUP, as quoted by Odia Ofeimun, the poet, the boys believed he was the greatest leader.

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