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Arewa House

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Address  Kaduna, Nigeria
Similar  Lugard Hall, Palm View Hotel, Hotel Seventeen‎, Kaduna State University

Arewa House Museum or Arewa House (Hausa: Gidan Arewa) is a house museum located in Kaduna, Kaduna State, in Northwest Nigeria. It is also serves as a center for historical documentation and research of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.

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History

The house was built in the 1950s as the official residence of Sir. Ahmadu Bello, the first and only Premier of Northern Nigeria. The house was used as a research centre in 1970, after a committee known as the History of Northern Nigerian Committee were given the responsibility of writing a book on the history of Northern Nigeria.

Structure and use

Arewa House Museum houses cultural artifacts, photographs and books which are accessible to the public. It contains twelve satellite galleries which exhibits the culture and people of Northern Nigeria and also chronicles the life of Ahmadu Bello. It is presently the centre for historical documentation and research of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.

References

Arewa House Wikipedia


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