Nnamdi Azikiwe

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Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe (November 16, 1904May 11, 1996) was the President of Nigeria from 1963 to 1966. He was the first person to assume the office of the Nigerian Presidency.

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  • The realization of New Africa can only be possible by the African cultivating spiritual balance, which leads to the practicalization of social regeneration, to realizing economic determination, becoming mentally emancipated, and ushering in a political resurgence.
    • Quoted in A Life of Azikiwe by K.A.B. Jones-Quartey (Penguin, 1965), p. 116
  • No matter how old an individual may be, no matter if he is young or old, if he thinks in accordance with the times he is immortal.
    • Quoted in A Life of Azikiwe by K.A.B. Jones-Quartey (Penguin, 1965), p. 121
  • There is plenty of room at the top because very few people care to travel beyond the average route. And so most of us seem satisfied to remain within the confines of mediocrity.
    • My Odyssey (1971), No. 5

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