Jaja Wachuku

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Birthday
1, 1918
Birthplace
Nigeria
Death Date
Nov 7, 1996 (78)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1918
Birthplace
Nigeria
Death Date
Nov 7, 1996 (78)

About

Politician and Royal Prince of Ngwaland, who set many precedents for offices held in Nigeria. He was the first Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives from 1959 to 1960 before becoming the Ambassador of Nigeria to the United Nation.

Before Fame

He attended many undergraduate institutions before going to Dublin, Ireland to attend Trinity College.

Trivia

He was Nigeria's first Minister of Foreign Affairs and after he did he was posthumously given the Golden Jubilee Independence Anniversary Award.

Family Life

He was married to Rhoda Idu Oona Onumonu in 1951 and they raised five biological children, as well as adopting many orphans.

Associated With

He was close friends with a few Presidents of the United States, including Lyndon B. Johnson.