Big Story

BREAKING: Popular Archbishop Desmond Tutu Is Dead –

BREAKING: Popular Archbishop Desmond Tutu Is Dead

Information reaching Ibom Focus says that Popular Archbishop Desmond Tutu Is Dead

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate who helped end apartheid in South Africa, has died aged 90.

President Cyril Ramaphosa said the churchman’s death marked “another chapter of bereavement in our nation’s farewell to a generation of outstanding South Africans”.

He said Archbishop Tutu had helped bequeath “a liberated South Africa”.

Tutu was one of the country’s best-known figures at home and abroad, BBC News reports.

Desmond Tutu Is Dead

A contemporary of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, he was one of the driving forces behind the movement to end the policy of racial segregation and discrimination enforced by the white minority government against the black majority in South Africa from 1948 until 1991.

ALSO READ:  Drama As Buhari Govt Begging Media Not To Cover Secessionist Groups Protest At UN Headquarters -

He was awarded the Nobel prize in 1984 for his role in the struggle to abolish the apartheid system.


About the author


Add Comment

Click here to post a comment

Your email address will not be published.