On this day in 2010, Chief Anthony Enahoro, one of Nigeria’s foremost anti-colonial and pro-democracy activists, died…
Chief Enahoro, the first child of twelve siblings was born on 22nd July 1923. He made a great impact on the press, politics, civil service and the pro-democracy movement during his time.
He would be greatly remembered as the first to to move the motion for Nigeria’s independence in 1953, something which became a reality in 1960.
Many Nigerian still regard him as the “Father of Nigeria State”