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Archaeological sites within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta
History in stones: The OOPL Archaeological site
Over and over again, we emphasize that part of our mission at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) is to: preserve the past, capture the present, inspire the future and promote culture and tourism. Therefore, one might say that the decision to build the first Presidential Library in Africa on this particular site in Abeokuta […]
Students on a tour of the museum at the Olusegun Obasanjo Library in Abeokuta
OOPL ADVOCATES AND PIONEERS MUSEUM EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS
Arising from the just concluded International Museum Day celebrations, the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) has advocated the introduction of Museum Education into the Curriculum of Nigerian Schools. This was among many other recommendations made by the expert speakers and panelists who made presentations at the occasion. The idea of Museum Education is such that […]
Attendance at the youth Governance Dialogue in OOPL Abeokuta
YOUTH GOVERNANCE DIALOGUE
The Youth Governance Dialogue is designed as a Youth-adult learning platform for young people to engage the experiences of older and past political office holders, distilling from their philosophies and overriding principles on how to effectively engage the governance process. The first edition of the event was a huge success which heralded the Youth Governance […]
Students on the Bailey bridge, arriving at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta
OOPL CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY 2017
The 18th of May 2017 was designated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) as International Museum Day, a day set aside for  museums and cultural institutions to highlight and reflect on their impact in the society. The theme for this year’s celebrations was Museums and contested history: Saying the unspeakable in museums. According to […]