TOP 9 SAFEST PLACES TO VISIT IN NIGERIA
Have you ever wished to visit a city in Nigeria for a tour and you’re unsure of the safest places you can visit? We have good news for you.
Despite the news of the massive killings and kidnapping reports from some parts of Nigeria, there are places which have beautiful sites to see and are safe to visit. These cities are regarded as the safest cities to visit based on factors such as low level of robberies and assaults, zero religious’ conflicts, low level of kidnapping, or violent crime. If you think Nigeria is the worst place to be in, these safe places in Nigeria, arranged in no particular order, will give you a rethink.
Calabar is a city with beautiful places where you can go out to relax and recreate. It’s one of the oldest and safest cities in Nigeria with low danger and crime rating. Due to its extraordinary security details, the population in Calabar has increased substantially. This increase in population has resulted in tourism growth and economic prosperity. If you love grooving and all forms of entertainment, Calabar is one of the safest places for you to visit.
When you talk about safety, you talk about the capital of Imo State; Owerri. Owerri is known today for its security strategy put in place by the state government to curtail crime rates in the vibrant town. This has, in turn, led to it becoming a tourist haven and an enjoyment state with different restaurants and hotels for your evening and weekend getaways. So when life is getting too stressful, and you need entertainment and safety wrapped in one package; take a trip to Owerri for a nice getaway.
Osogbo, just like Lagos, has a good mixture of Muslims and Christians living in the city. However, there have been no reports of religious violence of any sort. The state government has put numerous programs in place to aid youths and enhance the economy of the city; therefore, making the city safe for any and everyone who wishes to visit. Feel free to visit the city and enjoy from all the tourist sites and attractions it offers.
Located in the Niger Delta area is the capital of one of the most beautiful states in Nigeria. Uyo is a rapidly developing city that gives you the relaxation you need to set your mind at ease as a result of its safety measures against crime. The city and state at large are known for her hospitality, which is shown by their welcoming attitude towards strangers. The city is laden with beautiful places and unique cuisines that set your taste buds on fire and make you come back craving for more.
The coal city as it is usually called is a city with lots of tourist attractions and wonderful sights nature has carefully arranged for your viewing pleasure. From traditional restaurants and places where you’ll find their famous okpa and abacha to incredible mountains and caves which you can visit. Enugu is one place where safety is at its top-notch due to the presence of top security agents like the Nigerian Army Dragon Squad etc. This military presence has made the city’s crime rate to be at the lowest ebb. If you wish to have beautiful sync with nature without wondering if you have an unknown shadow tailing you, Enugu is the place to be.
Elegance and class with all levels of sophistication are what the city of Abuja offers. Not only does it offer beautiful architectural designs that would leave your jaw dropping, but the city also provides well-structured security measures. As the capital city of the nation Nigeria, you wouldn’t expect less. These security systems make sure the city is crime free and at peace at all times. If you want some exhilarating experiences while your safety is taken care of, Abuja is the place to tour.
This is a city where safety thrives and walks about the streets in flowing gowns as a result of the peaceful co-existence between different ethnic groups and religions. Visiting Akure sets your mind at peace because nothing beats knowing that the people are amicable and willing to make your stay a memorable one. With its numerous sites of attraction which are regarded among the best sites of attraction in Nigeria, Akure is the place to be.
The old city of Benin, located in Edo state, has a peaceful ambiance that can romantically compel you into staying. “But wherever you may go, remember where you come from” unless you’re from the city. Benin is a beautiful place with several tourist attractions and has well-structured security systems. Due to these security systems, the crime rate in the city is low. This makes it possible for you to enjoy the beautiful scenes of the city without fears.
Ibadan is one of the ancient cities in Yoruba land rich in culture and tradition. In this ancient city peace reigns as a result of organized, structured security units strategically placed around the city to curtail crime. If you are in Lagos and wish to be in a safe place from which you can tour Lagos, Ibadan is just 45 minutes away. With an expressway connecting the city to Lagos, you can tour both cities from the safe confines of Ibadan.
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