The Life And Legacy Of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa With Philip Akut Naman

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In this episode of Obehi Podcast, we are going to be talking about the life and legacy of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, the first and only Prime Minister of Nigeria upon independence in 1960. Claim Your List Of 10 African Books To Read.

The former Prime Minister of Nigeria was born in December 1912 in today’s Bauchi State.

Tafawa Balewa is an important personality in the history of Nigeria, for being the first and only prime minister the country ever had. Having switched the mantle of leadership, from the British domination to self-determination in Nigeria, his position is particularly important.

Philip Akut Naman who will be sharing with us in this episode is a Customer Care Specialist with Masters’s degree in International Studies and Diplomacy.

Some Key Points In This Episode

  • Who really was Abubakar Tafawa Balewa?
  • How did he rise to prominence in the then Northern Nigeria protectorate?
  • What was his vision of an independent Nigeria?
  • What can we learn from his legacy today?

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