Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Remembering Patrice Lumumba

Patrice Lumumba (center)in 1960, Image via Wikipedia Commons

The name Lumumba didn't come to me in a book. It came to me in the voice of the famous Nigerian Juju musician, IK Dairo, who was one of the regulars who crooned from my parents' Phillips stereo player. I used to enjoy singing 'Iku Lumumba' without understanding the significance of the event or the political personality involved. It was many years later, I would learn about the man Lumumba, his fight and his vision.

Here's a brilliant feature, in memory of the man, Patrice Lumumba (1925 - 1961) in

Let us remember.

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