The historic city hall on Lagos Island, the seat of the secretariat of the Lagos Island local government authority, is back in use after a restoration costing N5.2 billion.

Built in 1968 as the seat of the then Lagos city council, the building was badly damaged by fire in 1997 and subsequently abandoned. In 2007 then governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, contracted a local construction company to restore and modernise the building with a view to turning it into a historical and tourist attraction.

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