Buhari to unveil Bayo Omoboriowo’s 60 sqm book Thursday -Presidency

Cover of the 60 Sqm book, Discover Nigeria

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), will, on Thursday, September 30, 2021, unveil ’, a pictorial book on the nation’s history covering the period from Independence in 1960 to the present.

This was made known via a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Femi Adesina, and uploaded on Facebook on Wednesday evening.

Adesina says, “The 392-page book, authored by Bayo Omoboriowo, the President’s official photographer, showcases the country’s rich traditional institutions, ingenuity of its people, the beauty of its landscape, the richness of its farmlands, stunning waterfalls and seas, among others.


“On the eve of the presentation, which coincides with Nigeria’s 61st Independence anniversary celebration, Omoboriowo hinted that the book has been enlisted as a contender for the Guinness World Records largest photobook. The previous record for the largest photobook is 45 square meter.”

“The book has been printed and mounted as a 60 sqm giant frame book-60 images, 60 pages, 60 square meters, celebrating Nigeria at 60 (60:60:60:60),’’ Adesina quotes the author as saying.

Omoboriowo explained that the book presentation was conceived as part of Nigeria’s diamond celebration, Adesina added.