Obafemi Awolowo’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 6, 1909

Death Date

May 9, 1987

Age of Death

78 years

Cause of Death

Natural Causes

Place of Death

May 9, 1987



The politician Obafemi Awolowo died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Statesman and Nigerian nationalist who was the Premier of Western Nigeria from 1954 to 1960. He was also the founder of the Nigerian Tribune. 

He married Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo in 1937. They had five children.