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Brick by Colonial Brick with Kelechi Anabaraonye

Saturday, 24 December 2016


"Ayyyyy...see my baby!" Kelechi dramatically fawned, as we drove past another colonial building in the heart of Eko.

We all laughed.
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I've never met someone around my age so in love and devoted to our rich African history, culture and heritage. Kelechi Anabaraonye goes indepth with his appreciation for our Colonial structures--some of which are now ruins and some thankfully still standing till today, scattered around Yaba, Ebute-Metta, Lagos Island, Abeokuta, Umuahia, and so on.

It is indeed highly refreshing and informative listening to Kelechi passionately express his love for ancient Architecture and playing out this love through photography and write-ups.
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ABOUT KELECHI

Lover of God's Word
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Something about your photos...

"My photos are inspired by my love for colonial buildings and the olden days; past eras from the 1500s, 1700s and the vintage and retro times, to the lifestyle and fashion of our ancestors.

"I'm a lover of African History and African Diaspora History"
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Find him:

@oc.wonder @kelechinaba

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Gas Station




Views from City Hall




Lighthouse







Full frontal



Sun shields and thick prison walls



King Jaja Hall, Unilag; passers-by and something like tetris




Nostalgic for Umuahia






Walks past chimneys of Marda Barracks reminiscent of Biafra



Our very own Colosseum



Archs that scrape the sky




Regal






Cycling past Centenary Hall



Guffaws on Cameroun




Eko O ni Baje






Ancient meets modern



Color me White



Where does time go?
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Kelechi Jersey Anabaraonye is a Fourth Year Political Science undergraduate in the University of Lagos.
When he is not going on his usual WAKA i.e. long walks on Sundays, he is: listening to gospel music, making research as well as reading articles based on history, colonialism/slavery...and of course, reading the Bible.
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Check out other Feature Posts: Mainland Musings with Nebe
and
Postcards from Igarra

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