Facts About Dr. Nnamdi Azikwe (16 November 1904 – 11 May 1996) Nigerian statesman

Facts About Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe.

The First President of Nigeria (1963 -1966);
Third Governor General of Nigeria (1960 – 1963);
First president of the Senate of Nigeria (Jan – Oct 1960);
The Premier of Eastern Nigerian (1954 – 1959)
The Founder of West African Pilot Newspaper.
The Face On the 500 Naira Note.

Places Named After Him.

Nnamdi Azikiwe Hall, oldest building on the Lincoln University campus.
Nnamdi Azikiwe Hall, University of Ibadan.
Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.
Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium in Enugu.
Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka Anambra state.
Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital in Nnewi.
Nnamdi Azikiwe library at the University of Nigeria Nsukka
Nnamdi Azikiwe press centre Dodan barracks Obalende Ikoyi, Lagos.

A true Father of Nigerian Nationalism, A true hero and a lover of peace and an icon of UNITY!

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