Some History. Photos Of Ijojo Bar In Lagos Was Pulled Down In 2016
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Ilojo Bar Lagos, also called Olaiya House or Casa da Fernandez, was a Brazilian-styled historic building near Tinubu Square on Lagos Island, Lagos. It was originally built as a bar and restaurant in 1855 by the Fernandez family, who employed returning ex-slaves who had mastered the art of building while in South America. Ilojo Bar was sold to Alfred Omolana Olaiya of the Olaiya family in 1933 and was declared a national monument in 1956 by the National Commission for Museums and Monuments. The building was pulled down in 2016, in suspicious circumstances during the Eid weekend in Lagos.
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Lagos∘Last activity one month ago
Seen the building a few times. It could have been renovated and preserved as history. But, we for naija no dey value things like this.
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5 Ochirigwe Nwamannah
I wish we appreciate history