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September 19, 2015

Breaking News: HID Awolowo is dead

Breaking News: HID Awolowo is dead

Chief H.I.D. Awolowo and her late husband Chief Obafemi Awolowo

The matriarch of the Awolowo family, Chief Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo, is dead.

Chief H.I.D. Awolowo and her late husband Chief Obafemi Awolowo

Chief H.I.D. Awolowo and her late husband Chief Obafemi Awolowo

Mama, as fondly called by many, died on Saturday at age 99.

HID, would have turned 100 on November 25 this year.

She reportedly died shortly after a meeting on Saturday with her family members.
Yeye Oodua, as she is also popularly known, was said to have been a part of the meeting for the planning of her 100th birthday.