By Emmanuel Iriogbe
Nigeria today lost one of its finest in the pen profession as Peter Enahoro has succumbed to the cold hands of death.
Enahoro, the younger brother of Nigeria’s great nationalist, Late Anthony Enahoro was a renowned columnists and veteran of the journalism profession, In his active years as a journalist he went by the pen name ‘Peter Pan’ because of his popular column in New African magazine.
According to available information, Enahoro, born January 21, 1935, died in London, United Kingdom on Sunday at the ripe age of 88
His death was announced in a terse statement by Nigeria’s foremost female journalist, Ms Bunmi Sofola.
The statement read in part, “Regret to announce the passing on of our iconic journalist Peter Enahoro “Peter Pan” today in London at the age of 88.
Born January 21, 1935, Enahoro was a journalist, author, businessman and publisher.
The deceased columnist is one of the pioneers of Nigerian journalism and became editor of the Daily Times at a young age.
Enahoro attended the prestigious Government College, Ughelli (in present-day Delta State), and was a contemporary of the famous poet and Africa’s first professor of English, JP Clark.