Badagry: A Walk through the Slave Route

“I know you may have come here with a mindset; a somewhat hatred for the Whitemen who dealt on slave trade. But they were not the ones that went to the inter lands to capture the slaves, our people did.” These were the startling words from Anago, one of the curators at the Seriki Faremi William Abass Slave Museum in Badagry, Lagos State in Nigeria at the commencement of the tour of the popular Badagry Slave Route that existed some hundreds of years ago. I had left that morning to…

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