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Google Celebrates Late Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti

Google celebrates legendary Nigerian women’s right activist Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti on her birthday with a doodle.

Today, the 25th of October should have been her 119th birthday.

Kuti, who widely regarded as the first woman in Nigeria to drive a car, is the mother of the Nigerian activists Fela Anikulapo Kuti, a musician and Afrobeat pioneer; Beko Ransome-Kuti, a doctor; and Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, a doctor and health minister. She’s also grandmother to musicians Seun Kuti and Femi Kuti.

Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti died April 13, 1978 in Lagos.

Written by PH

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