Ibadan Hosts 15th MULAN AGC

Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria (MULAN), will converge in the ancient city of Ibadan, Oyo State, for its 15th Annual General Conference.

His Excellency Seyi Makinde, Oyo State Governor.

The Conference will last from 2nd of May to 5th. Despite rich spiritual and political enriching topics and activities lined up, we at KUBWAEXPRESS urge you to make out  time and explore the beautiful city of Ibadan.

Ibadan, is anglicised Yoruba phrase Eba Odan.

Your stay in Ibadan is incomplete without eating black amala served with gbegiri, ewedu and spicy ogufe.

Eba Odan, came into existence in 1829, during a period of turmoil that characterized Yorubaland at that time.
According to local historians, Lagelu founded the city, and was initially intended to be a war camp for warriors coming from Oyo, Ife and Ijebu.
In Ibadan, unlike other Yoruba cities with traditional kingship institutions, the warrior class became the rulers of the city as well as the most important economic group.
On 15th August 1893, the Ibadan area became a British Protectorate after a treaty signed by Fijabi, the Baale of Ibadan with the British acting Governor of Lagos Colony, George C. Denton.Ibadan is host to Nigeria’s premier higher institution of learning, The University of Ibadan. Established as a college of the University of London in 1948, and later converted into an autonomous university in 1962.
The city host the first T.V station in Africa NTA, Ibadan established as Western Nigeria Television (WNTV) in 1959.
The oldest surviving Nigeria newspaper is in Ibadan Tribune founded by chief Obafemi Awolowo Premier of Western Nigeria.
Popular attractions in Ibadan include:
Agodi Gardens.    
Opens 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Here, you can spot turtles, monkeys and peacocks at the Agodi Zoo, have a blast at the water park, stroll through the beautifully landscaped woods, go on a horse ride, and have a leisurely picnic on the lush lawn. Ado Awaye Mountains and Suspended Lake:
Iyake suspended lake is the only one in Africa and second in the world.
It is located at Ado-Awaye town;about 20mins drive from Iseyin in Oyo state,Nigeria.
The view of the lake at the top of Ado-Awaye mountains is mesmerizing.
Bower’s TowerBower’s Tower can be seen at the top of Oke-Are in Ibadan.
It is an historic monument put up to honour Captain Robert Lister Bower in 1936 – he was the first British Resident in Ibadan, and appointed by the British government to administer the ancient city, which he did between 1893 and 1897.
From the summit of the tower, you can see Ibadan round about sprawling before you and appreciate the pre-historicity of the town.UI Zoo.  
The University of Ibadan Zoological Garden was established in 1948 primarily as Menagerie to support teaching and research in the Department of Zoology. With time the animal collection grew in number and diversity and the Menagerie gradually became a full fledged Zoo in 1974.
The University of Ibadan Zoo, like most modern zoos, displays wild animals primarily for the conservation of endangered species, as well as for research purposes and education, and so also for the entertainment of visitors.

With additional materials sourced from the internet. 

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