Shitta-Bey Mosque

Sunday 01 May 2016

Shitta mosque was designed and built in 1982 by Joas Baptista da Costa and financed by Mohammed Shitta Bey, a prosperous trader of Creole extraction in late 19th century Lagos. In the ‘Record’ newspaper of 7 July 1894 described Shitta mosque as “the finest specimen of ecclesiastical architecture in West Africa”.

 Tour times: Sunday 11.00-18.00