LORD FREDERICK LUGARD FIRST NIGERIAN GOVERNOR -GENERAL

1914 the first Oga on Top.

Lord Frederick Lugard said “the typical African … is a happy, thriftless, excitable person, lacking in self control, discipline and foresight, naturally courageous, and naturally courteous and polite, full of personal vanity, with little sense of veracity …in brief , the virtues and defects of this race-type are those of attractive children.”

Frederick Lugard’s “The Dual Mandate in British Tropical Africa” published in 1922.

Frederick John Dealtry Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard GCMGCBDSOPC (22 January 1858 – 11 April 1945), known as Sir Frederick Lugard between 1901 and 1928, was aBritish soldier, mercenary, explorer of Africa and colonial administrator, who was Governor of Hong Kong (1907–1912) and Governor-General of Nigeria (1914–1919).

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