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Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe And His Car In The Year 1959 (Photos)

Nwogbunyama Emeka

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These are indeed great pictures of late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe in the year 1959 alongside and inside his car.

That was his car during those days.  He’s the one in purple robe.

If you know the name and model of this car, 3 gbosa for you. You can see Volkswagen Bettle in one of the pictures.

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Chief Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe, PC, PhD, usually referred to as Nnamdi Azikiwe or Zik, was a Nigerian statesman who served as the first President of Nigeria from 1963 to 1966, holding the presidency throughout the Nigerian First Republic.

Azikiwe died in eastern Nigeria on May 11, 1996, following a long illness. Marking his death, the New York Times commented that Azikiwe “towered over the affairs of Africa’s most populous nation, attaining the rare status of a truly national hero who came to be admired across the regional and ethnic lines dividing his country.”

 

nnamdi azikiwe inside his car in 1959

 

nnamdi azikiwe and his car in 1959

 





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nnamdi azikiwe and his car in 1959

The picture below is the Chauffeur of Dr.Nnamdi Azikiwe.





Emeka is a Contributor at Autojosh. A graduate of Electrical/Electronic Engineering with a B.Eng degree. Emeka is a car enthusiast who is interested in traveling, writing, movies and driving. He also loves drinking garri with cold water.

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