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Dr. Ola Balogun, My Lagos, ‘Lagos is a dynamic city with dynamic people’

The Iroko band leader has been hooked in Lagos since he stepped into the city at age 11…


Where do you live in Lagos and why?

I live in Fadeyi area and it’s convenient for me. I love it.

What’s your earliest Lagos experience?

That was when I came for my secondary education and I was 11 years old and I was conscious of Lagos.

What do you hate most about Lagos?

The dirt and the noise.

What do you miss most when you are outside Lagos?

The dynamism because Lagos is a dynamic city with dynamic people.

How do you move around Lagos?

I move around in my car and I used a Toyota Liteace bus.

What do you love most about Lagos?

The life in Lagos and the diversity of people in Lagos.

Where is your favourite hangout?

My house.

Who is your Lagos favourite celebrity?

The late Fela Anikulapo Kuti, he was a good friend, I loved him so much.

Where do you shop in Lagos?

On the Island.

What are your extravagances?

Chocolate and ice cream.

What new project are you working on?

Heavy project but I don’t like to talk about my project until it’s out.


(First published in 2005)



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