For Chief J.K. Randle, it’s thanksgiving time again


ON Tuesday 28th, July 2020, it was time for the annual Thanksgiving and Memorial Service for the late Chief Joseph Koshoniola Randle, MBE; MVO, who was born in Lagos on 28th  July, 1909. If he was alive, we would have been celebrating his 111th  birthday. 111 is a magical number but he died on 17th December 1956 at the age of 47 years. He lived half-way through a century that witnessed the following epochal events: 1914, World War I began and ended in 1918 with 22 million dead. Soon after a global pandemic, the Spanish Flu, appeared, killing an average of 50 million people. 1929, the global economic crisis that started with the collapse of the New York Stock Exchange, causing inflation,…

Source: Nigerian Tribune