Tag Archives: Obafemi Awolowo

Tributes As Nigerians Mourn HID Awolowo At 99

The sudden demise of Hanna Idowu Dideolu (HID) Awolowo about two months to her centenary birthday has attracted reactions from Nigerians across the country.   President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari in his tribute noted that Nigeria has lost “a Jewel of inestimable value” in Chief (Mrs.) Hannah Dideolu Awolowo, wife of former Nigeria’s nationalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. The president ...

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HER LAST MOMENTS: How HID Awolowo Died Praying

Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s widow, HID Awolowo, who died on Saturday at 3:15 pm, less than two months to her planned centenary birthday, passed on praying for her children. Her demise came after she held a meeting with her family members on the plans for her 100 years birthday on November 25, 2015. According to her eldest child, Omotola Oyediran, who ...

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Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s Widow, HID Awolowo Dies At 99

The widow of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (née Adelana), who was better known as HID Awolowo is dead. Mama, as fondly called by many, died on Saturday at age 99. She would have turned 100 on November 25 this year. According to reports, the Yeye Oodua as she was popularly known, died shortly after a ...

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