UNILAG Student Wins Second Position in Architecture Writing Contest

Mr Abdullah Ogunsetan, a 200 Level student of the Department of Architecture, has added another garland to the University of Lagos.

He emerged 2nd Best in the Undergraduate Category of the inaugural A3-Archnet Prize for Writing on African Architecture.

Mr Ogunsetan’s entry is an essay on the Ode Omu Mosque, located in Osun State, Nigeria.

The A3-Archnet Prize for Writing on African Architecture was created to raise a crop of African architects who will be armed with the knowledge of forebears who created important buildings while laying the foundation for the digital documentation of Nigeria’s built heritage.

Miss Chiagozie Enwonwu of the University of Benin is the Winner of the Undergraduate Category with her entry on Egedege N’Okaro, Benin which is recognised as the first 1-storey building in the ancient Benin Kingdom.

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, FAS, on behalf of staff and students,   congratulates Mr Abdullah Ogunsetan on his achievement.

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