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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Igbos Have Produced the First National Leaders of Nigeria

 Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, first President and Head of State of Nigeria.

Igbos have been the first national leaders of Nigeria and have no cause to whine.

Igbos produced the first President and head of state of Nigeria - Dr. Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe, P.C. (November 16, 1904 – May 11, 1996)



Igbos produced the first military head of state - Major General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi (3 March 1924 - 29 July 1966)


Igbos produced the first President of the Nigerian Senate, the first of whom was Nnamdi Azikiwe, who stepped down from the job to become the country's first Head of State.




Igbos produced the first indigenous Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives - Jaja Anucha Wachuku (1 January 1918[1] – 7 November 1996) and he was also the first Nigerian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and the first Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs.


See more in the coming must read first book on the 2015 presidential election "The Victory of Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian Dream" by Ekenyerengozi Michael Chima. The book will be released worldwide on May 29, 2015 and the public presentation will be on June 12, 2015. 

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