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Thursday, 19 November 2015

HID Awolowo: Atiku donates N10m cash at book launch

It is no longer news that former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, was one of the prominent personalities at Wednesday’s book launch on the late matriarch of the Awolowo family, Chief Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo.

But not many knew that his donation at the event caused stir.

We gathered that Atiku, the Chief Presenter of the book, a biography, donated N10million in cash.
The cash was brought out from his car amid loud ovation from the audience.

Speaking, Atiku described late HID Awolowo as the “best First Lady Nigeria never had”, adding that she was a loyal housewife, who helped her husband, late Chief Obafemi Awolowo attain success in life.

The book, the Radiance of the Sage: The Life and Times of HID Awolowo, a biography of the late wife of Chief Obafemi Awolowo (SAN), is 311 – page book was written by Prof. Wale Adebanwi and reviewed by Prof. Adigun Agbaje.

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