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Published On: Sat, Sep 19th, 2015

HID Awolowo Dies at 99 after Attending Meeting of Her 100 Years Birthday

HID Awolowo

HID Awolowo


LAGOS SEPTEMBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The matriarch of the Awolowo family, Chief Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo, is dead.
Mama, as she is fondly called by many, died on Saturday.

She was 99.
She would have turned 100 on November 25 this year.
She died shortly after a meeting on Saturday with her family members.
Yeye Oodua, as she is also popularly known, was said to have been a part of the meeting for the planning of her 100th birthday.
She was until her death the chairman of Nigeria’s foremost newspaper, Nigerian Tribune.

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