Grand Opening of Obasanjo Library in Abeokuta

Grand Opening of Obasanjo Library in Abeokuta

The Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library has been officially opened on Saturday, in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.

About 45 serving ex-presidents across the globe were present to witness the grand opening of the complex which is the first of its kind in Africa.

The library houses over 42 million books, documents and archival materials including the former presidents primary school uniform, shoes, military uniform, his first carand other personal belongings.

The Obasanjo Library was launched in 2005 and its commissioning on Saturday, is part of the programs to celebrate the 80th birthday of the two-time democratically elected Presiden of Nigeria.

Below are pictures from the opening;

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd right); his Ogun State counterpart, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun (right); former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (2nd left) and former Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), Mr. Koffi Annan (left) during the grand opening of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Read more at: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/03/photos-grand-opening-olusegun-obasanjo-presidential-library/
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd right); his Ogun State counterpart, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun (right); former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (2nd left) and former Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), Mr. Koffi Annan (left) during the grand opening of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, on Saturday, March 4, 2017.

Alafin of Oyo Lamidi Adeyemi and Iyalode Alaba Lawson
Alafin of Oyo Lamidi Adeyemi and Iyalode Alaba Lawson

 

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle); former Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), Mr. Koffi Annan (2nd right); Governor of Kastina State, Alhaji Aminu Masari (right) Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (left) and former EFCC Chairman, Alhaji Nuhu Ribadu (2nd left) during the grand opening of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, on Saturday, March 4, 2017.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle); former Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), Mr. Koffi Annan (2nd right); Governor of Kastina State, Alhaji Aminu Masari (right) Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (left) and former EFCC Chairman, Alhaji Nuhu Ribadu (2nd left) during the grand opening of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, on Saturday, March 4, 2017.

 

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd right); former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (right); Ogun State Governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun (2nd left) and Deputy Governor of Osun State, Chief (Mrs) Titilayo Laoye-Tomori (left) during the grand opening of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, on Saturday, March 4, 2017.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd right); former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (right); Ogun State Governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun (2nd left) and Deputy Governor of Osun State, Chief (Mrs) Titilayo Laoye-Tomori (left) during the grand opening of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, on Saturday, March 4, 2017.

 

Former Commonweaith Secretary -General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, Acting President of Nigeria ,Prof Yemi Osinbanjo, and Chief Olusegun Obasanjo during the Grand Opening of the Olusegun Obasanjo President Library in Abeokuta Ogun State
Former Commonweaith Secretary -General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, Acting President of Nigeria ,Prof Yemi Osinbanjo, and Chief Olusegun Obasanjo during the Grand Opening of the Olusegun Obasanjo President Library in Abeokuta Ogun State

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