Umaru Altine

TRIBUTE TO MALLAM UMARU ALTINE: First elected mayor of Enugu(1952 – 1958)

TRIBUTE TO MALLAM UMARU ALTINE: First elected mayor of Enugu(1952 – 1958)

The story of Nigeria is a deep, intriguing and enchanting metaphor. Its glorious past had contradicted sharply with its current political corundum. A Fulani man from Sifawa in Sokoto Caliphate - Mallam Umaru Altine, had in 1952 become elected as the first Mayor of the City of Enugu, the heart land and heartbeat of the Igbo Nation.