THIS DAY IN ANCIENT IBADAN’S HISTORY


This Day 6th of April I934

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On 6 April 1934, the Ibadan Native Authority gained official recognition of its independence from the Oyo province. Seven months later, Resident Ward-Price transferred the headquarters of Oyo province back to Ibadan. The return of the Residency to Ibadan during November 1934 inaugurated the city‟s reclaimed sovereignty in both practical and ideological terms. In 1934, Ibadan and its towns were separated from Oyo and the power and responsibility for Ibadan affairs

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