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OJO TEmitope, MUDASIRU Moruf (2017) Sabo as a sacred urban space: its governance, groups and infrastructure

Abstract:
This paper is based on research undertaken during the Masterclass “Sacred and Urbanism: Entrepreneurial Religion, Infrastructure and the New Urbanism in Nigeria” held at the University of Ibadan in June 2017. A team of postgraduate students carried out a day of field research in the area of the Sabo Central Mosque in Ibadan. The paper is a field report on their experience. It focuses on the interactions between the religious space, the government and its agencies. The paper also looks at the coexistence of the various groups in the community.

Keywords:
Urban space, urban governance, infrastructure, Ibadan

Tags: Nigeria, Urban Governance, Public Spaces, Religion, Sacred Urbanism, Ibadan, Infrastructure

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