When Boniface Offokaja represented Nigeria at the World Youth Forum in 1957, he was only 16 years. But his words carried the weight of an adult determined to tear down the wall of segregation in 1950s America. He used the opportunity granted to him by Herald Tribune to boldly speak out against discrimination of Afro…… Continue reading 1957 Video: Boniface Offokaja’s Contribution To The Civil Rights Struggle
The photo above shows the moment late veteran journalist and Nigerian delegate to the 1957 World Youth Forum, Prince Boniface Offokaja posed with his bride, Ndidi Edith Offokaja, on their wedding day. When I look at their photo, I see pure happiness radiating out of their faces. Wow.
Video loading below… This video shows Boniface Offokaja as a delegate representing Nigeria as an ambassador-of-sorts at the World Youth Forum organised by Herald Tribune, 3 years before Nigeria’s Independence. What do you think of his Pan-African, Kennedy-like, super-brilliant performance? Watch.
Ex Minister of Aviation in the Olusegun Obasanjo Administration, Ambassador Dr. Kema Chikwe, has heaped praises on her former boss at the Anambra Broadcasting Service, ABS, the late Prince Boniface Offokaja. Boniface Offokaja on a working visit to a British broadcasting station. Writing in the famous Facebook Group Nigerian Nostalgia, Dr Chikwe recalled how Prince…… Continue reading Ex Aviation Minister, Amb. Dr. Kema Chikwe Heaps Praises On Former Boss, Prince Boniface Offokaja
Judging by the attention gained world-wide by this video, the man of the moment is Prince Boniface Offokaja. Since this epic and iconic piece of history recorded in the video, Offokaja’s achievements have included: Breaking the news of Biafra’s Declaration of Independence to the worldWorking with AFP as a War Correspondent reporting from the battle…… Continue reading Inspiring: The Life And Times Of The Brilliant Prince Boniface Offokaja