Today we remember Nnamdi Azikiwe “Zik”, Nigerian statesman, Governor General of Nigeria from 1960 to 1963 and the first President of Nigeria from 1963 to 1966.

He passed on 24 years ago today.

Nnamdi Azikiwe in 1933

Festus Okotie-Eboh, Nnamdi Azikiwe, L.P Ojukwu, Dennis Osadebay and others arriving in Lagos – Date unknown

During his tour of Western Nigeria, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe is seen here dancing with the daughter of Akintola, West Regional Premier – 1963
1965 – Hollywood Actor Charlton Heston (l) Nigerian President, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe and his wife, Mrs Flora Azikiwe at a reception in Lagos, Nigeria.
Zik with Chukwuemeka Ezeife Governor of Anambra State January 1992 – November1993

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