Thursday 13 March 2014

National Library of Nigeria, Kwara State Branch History

National Library of Nigeria Kwara State Branch started in 1980 at No. 2 Offa Road, Ilorin

Mr W. F. Adio was the pioneer Head of Branch.

Past Heads of Branch

Alhaji Abdul-Ganiyi, A. Adebimpe 1987

Eboh, J.O                                        1993

Mrs. Obada, A.M                           1996

Mrs. Balogun, A.M                         1997

Omotola, E.G                                 1998

Mohammed, S.A                            2001

Odeleye, S.O                                 2007

Ajayi, J.A                                       2010

Mrs. Olani, O.K                             2012
In 1996, the library was moved to Former SDP secretariat at Kulende Estate.

In 1984, a piece of land was allocated for the building of its prototype permanent structure by the Kwara State Government, which was revoked in 2004.

In 2006, the Branch was moved again, to pave way for the National Open University in Kwara State,  to its present location in the neighborhood of Kwara State Printing Corporation (The Herald premises) on Offa Road, G.R.A Ilorin, under the Headship of Mallam S. A. Mohammed.

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