Saturday, 19 September 2015

BREAKING: HID Awolowo dead at 99

BREAKING: HID Awolowo dead at 99

Eagle Online reports have confirmed that the matriarch of the Awolowo family, Chief Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo, is dead.She was reported to have died on Saturday, September 19 shortly after a meeting with her family members, at the age of 99.The Yeye Oodua, as she was also popularly known and addressed, was said to have been a part of the meeting for the planning of her 100th birthday before she kicked the bucket.As at the time of filing this report, it was not certain where her remains had been deposited.

Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (née Adelana; November 25, 1915 – September 19, 2015), popularly known as HID, was born to a modest family in the small Ikenne community of Ogun State in Nigeria. She was married to Chief Obafemi Awolowo from December 26, 1937 to his death in 1987.

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