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Nigerans in History: Mary Nzemiro

April 19, 2022

Mary Nzimiro was born Mary Nwametu Onumonu in 1898. She was a pioneering Nigerian businesswoman, politician and women’s activist. In 1948, she was appointed principal representative of the United Africa Company (UAC) for Eastern Nigeria, while maintaining textile and cosmetics retail outlets of her own in Port Harcourt, Aba and Owerri. By the early 1950s, … Continue reading Nigerans in History: Mary Nzemiro

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