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Credit Line Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online
Keywords 1960s,Drum Magazine,black and white image,Africa,Nigeria,historical,horizontal,February,1963,policemen,political leaders,
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Description NIGED:POLITICS:PERSONALITIES:FEB 1963 Ð Awolowo Is Charged With Treason ÐChief Obafemi Awolowo first premier of the Western Region between 1954-59, leader of the Action Group and leader of the opposition in the federal parliament, general secretary of the Egbe Omo Oduduwa since 1948. Formely secretary of various unions and co-founder of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria. Publications include Path to Nigerian Freedom, an autobiography entitled Awo, and numerous political booklets. The trial of Chief Awolowo and 24 others began with high drama. On the first day, tension mounted. On the second, it flaredÉ No Nigerian outside the Criminal Investigation Department suspected that, on a day in November 1962, there would occur an event that would, in its significance and suddenness put the proceedings of the Coker Commission of Inquiry into the shade. And when the great event started to unfold, it did so with all the suspense of a slow-motion picture. ( Photograph by Matthew Faji Photo
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