Sunday, 17 May 2015

64th birthday of Emma Okala

(Born 17 May 1951, Onicha, Igboland)
Towering goalkeeper of the indomitable Enuugwu Rangers International, the football club, during the 1970-1980s, which, arguably, most symbolises the dogged and resilient spirit of Igbo people in the wake of the cataclysmic genocide, 29 May 1966-12 January 1970, the foundational genocide of post-(European)conquest Africa, when Nigeria and its allies murder 3.1 million Igbo or one-quarter of this nation’s population

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