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photo description Built in 1929, Mapo Hall has witnessed 87 years of Nigerian history from its vantage point at Mapo Hill summit, the highest point in the city of Ibadan. Designed by the British Engineer Robert Taffy Jones, this sprawling edifice is one of the most impressive structures in Ibadan, towering over the metropolis with its huge stone pillars and Victorian architecture. The Mapo Hall ranks as one of the oldest buildings in Nigeria, a symbol of co-operation between the colonial settlers and the local natives. The inserted plate with the inscription. "…Ore Omo Ibile Yoruba" a title given to Engr. Jones tells a lot about the mutual understanding between two parties. Far beyond that, the joint cooperation of all Local Governments in the state towards its renovation in 2006, tells like the magnificent edifice with columns, where we have come from, the discipline, the sincerity, the strength and the integrity, and the future, stability, a height…
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Strength in Unity – Mapo Hall, Ibadan

photographer:
Micheal Uduebor

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photographer:
Micheal Uduebor

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