Tomb of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa

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History of Tomb of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa

Tomb of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa.

This grand edifice contains the remains of Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, the first Prime Minister of newly independent Nigeria. This tomb was built as a monument to the man who was often referred to as the Golden Voice of Africa.


This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Tomb of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • A camera
  • Best Features

    This achitectural masterpiece, befitting of the former and pioneering leader of Nigeria, is breathtaking, to say the least. The gigantic walls tower up to 17ft, enclosing a modest marble sturcture which is the grave of the former leader

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