Independence Month Series: October 17, 1960

Louis “Satchamo” Armstrong, the world renowned “Ambassador of Jazz” and his band arrived Lagos.

Also, the Premier of Northern Nigeria, Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, laid the foundation stone of Ahmadu Bello University.

Sources:

  1. Historical Flashback newspaper vol. 3 No. 9
  2. wikipedia.com
Louis Armstrong greeting Sir Ahmadu Bello
Louis Armstrong greeting Sir Ahmadu Bello
Sir Ahmadu Bello; Premier of Nothern Nigeria
Sir Ahmadu Bello; Premier of Nothern Nigeria
Senate building: Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Senate building: Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Louis 'Satchamo' Armstrong
Louis ‘Satchamo’ Armstrong
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