Badagry Historical Adventures with Anago Osho
Stop 1: THE SERIKI FAREMI WILLIAMS ABASS SLAVE MUSEUM/BRAZILIAN BARRACOON: A Barracoon is a Spanish word for a house. Maybe a poor peoples house BUILT OF WOOD. It became popular with the trans-Atlantic slave trade. A Baracoon is popularly referred to as a Jail, Slave store or Slave cell in English). The Brazillian Barracoon of Seriki Abass was built for him by his Brazilian slave merchant friends in 1840S. It was handed over to him been their African collaborator. Chief Seriki Ifaremilekun Williams Abass himself was once a slave boy who became a Slave trader. Visit the compound to know how he became a Slave trader and ruler of Badagry.