The University of Ibadan has conferred a lifetime achievement award on the Publisher of The Guardian, Lady Maiden Alex-Ibru, an alumna of the school. The school’s vice chancellor, Prof. Abel Idowu Olayinka, described her as a role model and quintessential woman of inspiration.
In this exclusive seven-part series, we are exploring the world of the Wood Merchants of Ebute Metta; the enterprise, the people, the engineering and the health and environmental impacts of West Africa's largest wood market.
In this part of our series on The Wood Merchants, we look at the environmental and economic impacts of the wood business. This episode looks at the untapped opportunities and how some of the wasting materials from the wood market can be turned into wealth.