October 17, 1960

Louis Armstrong shaking the hands of Ahmadu Bello — I think???

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.

The Ahmadu Bello University Zaria is said to be the educational powerhouse of Northern Nigeria.


  1. Historical Flashback newspaper vol. 3 №9
  2. wikipedia.com

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