Throwback Photo Of Odumegwu Ojukwu Reading A Speech As He Declared Independence Of Biafra In 1967

Throwback photo of Colonel Odumegwu Emeka Ojukwu reading a speech as he declares the independence of Biafra on May 30th, 1967.
The declaration, which sparked a brutal civil war that left about one million people dead, came two days after the head of Nigeria’s military government, General Yakubu Gowon, divided the federation into 12 states, including three in the Southeast.

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