This Album of Jaja Wachuku photos is freely made available into Public Domain: [GNU Free Documentation License and every other Free License] + [Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License] to the world in good faith; and in line with keeping the cherished memory of Jaja Wachuku alive...1918 - 1996: Wachuku was an outstanding Nigerian statesman, lawyer, politician, diplomat and humanitarian. He was the first Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives, as well as first Nigerian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations. He was also the first Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs, etc. He was Ugonna Wachuku's Uncle...
From left: Jaja Wachuku: Speaker of the House, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa: Prime Minister and Princess Alexandra of Kent - during Nigeria's Independence ceremonies on 1 October, 1960.
Jaja Wachuku / Nigeria's Independence ...
Jaja Wachuku [in white cap and outfit] as Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives - walking behind Princess Alexandra of Kent and President Nnamdi Azikiwe during a ceremony marking Nigeria's Independence from Great Britain on 1 October,...
Wachuku, Princess Alexandra and Azikiwe
From Left: Jaja Wachuku [in white cap and outfit: Middle of crowd] with Princess Alexandra [in blue dress] and Nnamdi Azikiwe [in black cap and white outfit].
Jaja and Rhoda
Jaja Wachuku with his beloved wife: Rhoda...
Jaja Wachuku as First Speaker of the House
Jaja Wachuku seen here in official regalia as the First indigenous Speaker of the Nigeria House of Representatives: 1959 to 1960.
Wachuku with Kennedy and King, Jr.
Jaja Wachuku at an event with President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jaja in his United Nations Office, New York
Wachuku having some quite, reading time in his office at the United Nations headquarters in New York; September, 1961...
Wachuku with Khrushchev
Jaja Wachuku with Nikita S. Khrushchev 1956 to 1964 Leader of the USSR, and others...
Wachuku and President Eisenhower
Jaja Wachuku as First Nigerian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations meets with President Dwight D. Eisenhower of the United States...