(Late HID Awolowo. Photo: Filed)
Multiple reports in the media says the matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Chief (Mrs) Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo is dead.
Though NET cannot independently confirm the news at the time of this report, but TVC News authoritatively confirms that the widow of Late Obafemi Awolowo is indeed dead at the age of 99.
Breaking: HID Awolowo is dead, aged 99
— TVC Entertainment (@TVC_Ent) September 19, 2015
Wife of the foremost late Politician and premier of the Western region, Obafemi Awolowo, HID Awolowo is dead! — TVC Entertainment (@TVC_Ent) September 19, 2015
Born on November 25, 1915 to a modest family in the small Ikenne community of Ogun State, Nigeria. Late HID Awolowo is the widow of politician Obafemi Awolowo, who famously referred to her as his ‘jewel of inestimable value’. She’s a successful businesswoman, astute politician and she was the First Lady of the old Western Region.
She would have been 100 years old come November 25, 2015, just 10 weeks away.
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