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Historical Perspective in Video: How Olabisi Ajala Tours Europe, America on Motorbike

Historical Perspective in Video: How Olabisi Ajala Tours Europe, America on Motorbike

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October 1957. Olabisi Ajala, famed traveller, explores Europe on his moped. Credit: FO, NFI.

A Nigerian student in London, who hailed from Iseyin in Iseyin local government, Ajala, in his travelogue, arrived Warsaw after leaving London on the 20th of June, traveling through Belgium, France, Germany and Austria.

 

He also went from Poland to the then Soviet Union.

Ajala later received fame for the first time in July, 1952 for travelling over 2,200 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles on his bicycle.