•FUNMILAYO Ransome Kuti (1900-1978, Nigeria)
Born Francis Abigail Olufunmilayo, she was a teacher, political campaigner, women’s rights activist and traditional aristocrat. On 20 January 1925, she married the Reverend Israel Oludotun Ransome Kuti. The reverend was a great defender of the ordinary folk of Nigeria, and one of the founders of both the Nigeria Union of Teachers and of the Nigerian Union of Students….
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