Photos Of The Day: Throw Back Political Campaign In An Ancient Nigeria

Zik Of Africa

Zik Of Africa

First Nigerian President – This was typically how political campaign was conducted in Nigeria as at 1962.

Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe during Presidential campaign in Onitcha, Eastern region of the then “New Nigeria“, the same place is today, the Africa’s largest trading hub.

Onitcha is today a big city in the heart of Anambra state Nigeria.

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe, popularly referred to as Nnamdi Azikiwe or Zik, was one of the leading figures of modern Nigerian nationalism.

He was Born in November 16, 1904, in Zungeru, Nigeria and died May 11, 1996, in Enugu, Nigeria

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