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Meet Ladi Kwali: The Woman Whose Portrait Is On N20 Note. by Ahzyz(m) : 12:03 pm On Sep 29
Born in Kwali village in Gwari, a Nothern region of Nigeria (FCT), until her death was a female potter because pottery was an indigenous female tradition in Kwali.
She received numerous awards which includes:
MBE: Member of the order of the British Empire (1962)
Honorary degree by ABU Zaria (1977)
NNOM: Nigerian National order of Merit Award (1980)
OON: Order of the Niger (1981)
Also a street is named after her in Abuja: Ladi Kwali road;
Also, Sheraton Hotel names their convention center after her.
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