The King Who Refused To Bow To Queen Elizabeth

His tradition was a barrier

King Attah (Left), Young Queen Elizabeth (Middle), King Attah (Right); Source: Within Nigeria

King Attah Ameh Oboni was born in 1911 in Ugwolawo village, near Kogi State, Nigeria. As a young man, he became the heir apparent to the Ata throne. Eventually, he ascended the throne and ruled Igala Land for ten years. He expanded the native schools and the Igala kingdom witnessed economic boom during his reign as King.

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