*Do you know that Obafemi Awolowo Univesity started in the present north campus of the Polytechnic of Ibadan (1962)
*Ibadan has served as the administrative centre and capital of western region since 1949
*The first stadium in the whole of Africa, was built in Ibadan, Liberty Stadium, patterned after the popular Wembley stadium in London
*The first general conference to fashion out new constitution for Nigeria between January 9thand30th of 1950 was held in Ibadan
*Do you know that the first Television station WNTV now NTA in Africa was established in Ibadan on the 31st of Oct 1959
*Among the first also is the 24 storey sky scrapers-The Cocoa House in Nigeria
*The first dualized road in Nigeria –The Queen Elizabeth Road from Mokola to Agodi Secretariat which was officially declared open by the visiting Queen Elizabeth II in 1956
*Also the University College Hospital UCH-The First Teaching Hospital in Nigeria patterned after the University of London Teaching Hospital ULTH as well commissioned by The Queen
*The first Secretariat in Nigeria-Agodi Government Secretariat and the first modern parliament that housed the Regional House of Assembly and The House of Chiefs
*The first Housing Estate in Nigeria-The Bodija Housing Estate, built and developed in 1958
*The free Education programme of the Awolowo Government, the first in Nigeria, was launched in Ibadan in1954
*Do you know as well that The University of Ibadan is the first University in Nigeria?
Why not come live or invest in this great city of firsts?