THE AWARDEES – LATE CHIEF (MRS.) OLUFUNMILAYO ‘KUTI (MAMA AFRIKA) (MON)

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Iconic civil right crusader, Olufunmila ‘Kuti (1900-1978) was born in Abeokuta, in Ogun State. ‘Mama Afrika’ as fondly referred to by his legendary son, the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti, was a teacher by profession. She was the first female student at the Abeokuta Grammar School, which she attended from 1914-1917. In 1914, ‘Mama Afrika’ left