Fu’ad Lawal, a 25-year old Nigerian has embarked on a road trip to the 36 states of country with the aim to showcase its rich heritage and persuade others to do so on a lean budget.
In the course of his travel, which started on Saturday, July 1, Fu’ad will focus on meeting his compatriots at their base, enjoy the array of food options in the various cities and see iconic buildings and monuments, cultural and heritage sites.
Already he has already visited the grave of Queen Sheba in Ijebu Ogun State, the famous Idanre Hills in Ondo state, the city of Benin, Mungo Park House, which served as Nigeria’s first unofficial Government House, the Ogbunike Caves, as well as the famous Niger Bridge that connects Asaba on one side of River Niger to Onitsha on the other side. He has also visited Owerri and the famous Oguta Lake in Imo state.
Still to come on his trip are the Osun Grove in Osun State, Mount Patti in Lokoja, Gurara Falls in Niger state, the Sultan’s Palace in Sokoto, Birnin Kidu Rock Paintings in Jigawa, Agbokim Falls in Obudu Cross River, Tomb of the late Tafawa Balewa in Bauchi state, and many more.
Fu’ad said he has been documenting his experience on social media particularly Instagram and Twitter via the account.
He works as a Senior Reporter for Nigeria’s news and entertainment platform, Pulse Nigeria (www.Pulse.ng). Through this channel, he has been receiving help and directions from followers and online friends, who are reliving the experiences as well.
Follow him on @PulseNigeriaTravel on Instagram for interesting stories and videos/pictures from this exciting trip.