Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo: Life and Times in Pictures

Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo: Life and Times in Pictures

Saturday, September 19, 2015 6:38 pm


Awolowo and Dideolu on their wedding day

Awolowo and Dideolu on their wedding day in 1933

 

Hannah and Obafemi Awolowo

Hannah and Obafemi Awolowo

Hannah: as  a young woman

Hannah: as a young woman

Hannah Awolowo with her children and grandchildren in August 2015

Hannah Awolowo with her children and grandchildren in August 2015

Hannah with her children, in-law, Damola Aderemi and her chldren, great grandchildren

Hannah with her children, in-law, Damola Aderemi and her chldren, great grandchildren

 

Dr Tokunbo Dosunmu,(seated) Awo, Hannah and Tokunbo's sisters

Dr Tokunbo Dosunmu,(seated) Awo, Hannah and Tokunbo’s sisters

 

Adisa Akinloye, left and The Awolowos on their way to India in 1952. Hannah, second left, Awo, first left

Adisa Akinloye, left and The Awolowos on their way to India in 1952. Hannah, second left, Awo, first left

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Chief Olusegun Osoba with  Hannah Awolowo in March 2013 after Oluwole Awolowo's death

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Chief Olusegun Osoba with Hannah Awolowo in March 2013 after Oluwole Awolowo’s death

 

Obasanjo assisting Hannah on wheel chair

Obasanjo assisting Hannah on wheel chair

 

Hannah and Pastor Adeboye

Hannah and Pastor Adeboye

 

Oluwole Awolowo, Hannah's second son, who died in 2013 at the age of 70

Oluwole Awolowo, Hannah’s second son, who died in 2013 at the age of 70

 

Segun Awolowo, Hannah's grandson, with VP Yemi Osinbajo, an in-law

Segun Awolowo, Hannah’s grandson, with VP Yemi Osinbajo, an in-law

Governor Abiola Ajimobi with Hannah at the inauguration of a printing Press for Nigerian Tribune in March 2015

Governor Abiola Ajimobi with Hannah at the inauguration of a printing Press for Nigerian Tribune in March 2015

Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo, wife of Obafemi Awolowo, passed on today at the very ripe age of 99, few weeks short of 100 years.  Here are some photographs of her life and times. May God repose her soul in Heaven!

 

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