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A letter from the past

He must have sent this letter to every secondary school child in his state at the time while he was governor of Oyo State (October 1979 to October 1983)

Yesterday was the anniversary of his death.

“On 23 December 2001, Bola Ige was shot dead at his home in the south-western city of Ibadan. He had been entangled in squabbles within his Alliance for Democracy party  The government of President Olusegun Obasanjo deployed troops in south-western Nigeria to try to prevent a violent reaction to the murder.Although various people were arrested and tried for involvement in the murder, including Iyiola Omisore, all were acquitted.- Wikipedia

His murderers have not been found 

James Ajibola Idowu Ige, SAN (Yoruba: Bọ́lá Ìgè; 13 September 1930 – 23 December 2001) simply known as Bola Ige was a Nigerian lawyer and politician. He became Federal Minister of Justice for Nigeria. He was murdered in December 2001.

Can Yoruba be great again? So many heroes have been killed or had their light extinguished…

O ma se o…

 

 

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