Sunday, 6 November 2016

99th birthday of Eni Njoku

Professor Njoku in conversation with a colleague, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, US, c. 1967
(Born 6 November 1917, Ebem Ohaafia, Biafra)
RENOWNED BOTANIST, foundational vice-chancellor (president/rector) of University of Lagos, 1962, followed by University of Biafra vice-chancellorship, member of team of distinguished intellectuals appointed by the Biafran resistance government  during phases I-III of the Igbo genocide, 29 May 1966-12 January 1970, to travel and inform the world of this raging first genocide of post-(European)conquest Africa being executed by Nigeria and its suzerain state Britain under the premiership of Harold Wilson
(Joe Henderson Trio, “Serenity” [personnel: Henderson, tenor saxophone; Charlie Haden, bass; Al Foster, drums; recorded: live, Genova Jazz Festival, Villa Imperiale, Italy, 9 July 1987])
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