What Lord Lugard Said About Igbo, Hausa And Yoruba
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Lord Lugard was born in 1858 in Madras, India, as missionary parents. He was a British soldier, also an explorer. He was the first governor of Southern Nigeria, in 1912-1914, the first high commissioner, and last governor of Northern Nigeria.
He wrote a letter to Walter H. Lang in 1918, which involves the attitude of the three great tribes in Nigeria, and I quote:
After spending the best part of my life in Africa, my goal was to improve the people I was ready to give my life to.
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