Home > Alhaji Sir Tafawa Balewa, Nigeria’s only Prime Minister, was also a published author. His novella Shaihu Umar (1955), a story of slavery, was very popular in Nigeria. It was also adapted for stage twenty years later.

Alhaji Sir Tafawa Balewa, Nigeria’s only Prime Minister, was also a published author. His novella Shaihu Umar (1955), a story of slavery, was very popular in Nigeria. It was also adapted for stage twenty years later.