Post Office, Lokoja, Northern Nigeria



Black and white postcard titled "Post Office, Lokoja, Northern Nigeria". Published by Moyea Series, London. Image no. 138. Original caption on verso reads, "The post office is one of a row of excellent bungalows on the Camp Road. Except for a European Postmaster general and an assistant, the staff consists of natives of West Africa, mostly Sierra Leonians. The weekly mails from England and the various river mails are treated with despatch". From the collection of William John Roberts, Liverpool-born merchant for The Lagos Stores, Ltd. Based in Nigeria, 1912-1914.