Nigeria: Moving for a Megacity

Gbagyis live in rural and peri-urban communities with little or no basic utilities, amenities and facilities. Their resettlement are often demolished to further expand the Federal Capital Territory. As they move further from the city center, they also move away from power, portable water, good roads, quality health and education.The project raises awareness of the trauma the Gbagyis have been through for the development of Nigeria’s capital city: shows the gaps between the ‘newcomers’ and the original land owners and documents the rich Gbagyi heritage for posterity.

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