The Legend: Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe
Age Range: 8 – 12 years
This book is a very interesting chronicle of the life of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, popularly known as ‘Zik of Africa’. It begins with his parentage and his childhood years, and also traces his suffering in his attempt to acquire western education.
It also treats Azikiwe’s marital life, professional career and political successes, resulting in his election as the first indigenous Governor-General and ceremonial president of Nigeria.
Events leading to Azikiwe’s death are also highlighted.