See What Lord Lugard Said About The Igbo, Hausa, And Yoruba Tribes That Turns Out To Be True

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See What Lord Lugard Said About The Igbo, Hausa, And Yoruba Tribes That Turns Out To Be True

See What Lord Lugard Said About The Igbo, Hausa And Yoruba Tribes That Turns Out To Be True.

The first Governor of Southern Nigeria, in the person of Lord Lugard, was born into the home of a missionary who was then serving in Madras, India, in the year 1858.

Lord Lugard, who then was a British soldier and an explorer was the first-ever governor of the South, first high commissioner, and last Governor of Northern Nigeria from the year 1912 until the year 1914.

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See What Lord Lugard Said About The Igbo, Hausa, And Yoruba Tribes That Turns Out To Be True

He was married to a lady named Flora Shaw, who was a British journalist and writer.

It was Lord Lugard’s s wife who gave the name Nigeria.

In the year 1918, Lord Lugard was said to have written a letter to his friend Walter H. Lang.

In the said Letter, Lord Lugard, explained to Walter H. Lang, what he had observed about the 3 major languages of the tribes in Nigeria.

In his words, Lord Lugard explained to Walter H. Lang that after he had spent the best part of his life in Africa, that the only wish and aim he has is to make life better for the people he met there.

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See What Lord Lugard Said About The Igbo, Hausa, And Yoruba Tribes That Turns Out To Be True
See What Lord Lugard Said About The Igbo, Hausa, And Yoruba Tribes That Turns Out To Be True

He went on to explain the characteristics he observed while in Nigeria.

He said that the Hausa tribe are extravagant in spending money and that they are gamblers.

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He also said in his letter that they are mostly a menace to any community they find themselves in.

For the Igbos, he said that they are like the wild donkey who has no regard whatsoever when it comes to taking authorities, but that they are highly industrious and can never be trusted.

He went on to say that the Yoruba were the lowest of all the tribe he met in Nigeria. That they are very disloyal.


That they are the most purely prompted by self-seeking money motives of any people he met during his stay in Nigeria.

What do you think about what Lord Lugard said about the 3 major languages and tribes in Nigeria?

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