Taiwo Olowo's monument

Broad street

History of Taiwo Olowo's monument

Taiwo Olowo's monument was built in 1905. It is notable as a monument to the man was Taiwo Olowo.

Built by Senhor Jorge DaCosta in 1905.

In 1848, Daniel Conrad Taiwo a man of humble means set out for the city of Lagos. After years of toiling and businesses he became so successful that the term olowo (rich man in Yoruba) was added to his name. The Monument is a testament to the fact that nothing is impossible if you believe it can be done.

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What To Bring

Before heading to Taiwo Olowo's monument, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Digital camera or good phone camera.
  • Things to do while at Taiwo Olowo's monument

    Before heading to Taiwo Olowo's monument, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Take a picture of the monument.
  • Learn about the history of the monument.
  • Best Features

    It is a symbol that hard work is rewarding.

    Writer's Review

    To go learn about the rewards of hardwork.

    Most common visitors

    Historians, Curators, Tourists, Architects are typical people to find here.

  • Taiwo Olowo; a man from humble beginnings- Gbenga, one of the youths in charge of the monument.
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