Living in Asokoro, Abuja – Neighborhood Guide
Living in Asokoro, Abuja – Neighborhood Guide
Asokoro is a wealthy neighborhood in Abuja,
the capital city of Nigeria. It is a leafy neighborhood, where the politicians, elites and creme de la creme reside in Abuja.
If you ever find time to visit Abuja for a course, for a visit, a job, or complete relocation, then you should consider checking out Asokoro.
In the meantime, before you make the trip, here are some of the places to know in Asokoro.
Schools in Asokoro
There are several good schools in Asokoro, most of whi
ch are primary and secondary private schools. Here are some of the popular ones below;
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Divine Mercy Schools
This school was founded in June,001 by Chief C.K and Mrs A.R Uganden with the intention of providing quality education and building the characters of children from all faiths, nationalities and social-cultural backgrounds. Their special features include; 15 class rooms, a fully equipped library, girls hostels, boys hostels, good water supply, staff offices, two sick bays, a football pitch that also serves as a volley ball,badminton, and basketball areas. Hey also have equipped intro-tech labs, a computer room, a resource and language room, school bus, five fully equipped laboratories for chemistry, physics, biology, food and nutrition, home economics and international science. Thy also have a multipurpose hall for social and cultural activities. This school is located at plot 328 Jimmy carter street Asokoro,new road opposite the Asokoro Protea hotel.
New Capital Schools
The new capital school is located at, 16 and 30, Kwameh Nkrumah Crescent, Asokoro, Abuja. The school strives to ensure that their students are properly groomed and rained, for the harsh competitive world out there. They also try to imbibe in the students self confidence to make them independent and enlightened. Some of the facilities owned by the school include, a standard multipurpose hall, ICT center, sport complex, sick bay, school bus service, lunch program, fully stocked libraries and laboratories. Extra curricular activities include; inter-house sports, music class, costume day, debates, color day, prize giving day,excursions, an learning foreign languages. There are also club activities like music,drama, scrabble, ballet, JETS club, maths club an so much more.
Springville International School
Springville international is a creche, nursery, primary and after school that was founded in September 2000. they are currently located at their permanent site; 10, Mahatma Gandhi street, Asokoro, Abuja. They have qualified and devoted members of staff, that have dedicated themselves to giving guidance to your child.they also understand the uniqueness of each pupil and strive towards understanding what works for each of them. To make this work, only a maximum of 20 pupils are admitted to a class. They provide Nigerian and British based curricula which encourages the pupils to participate in learning activities. They guarantee your child’s safety at school as well. This is worth checking out.
Hotels in Asokoro
When you go to a new city, there’s always the need to stay somewhere for the period of time you would be around. It is possible that,you might have somewhere to put up. However, if you don’t, here are some of the most popular hotels in Asokoro.
This is a two star hotel, located at 35, Nelson Mandela Street, off ECOWAS secretariat, Asokoro, Abuja. Its proximity to interesting places like the Africa Independent Television and the Nigerian Police headquarters, makes you wonder why I is so affordable. This hotel has been designed in such a way, that it gives you absolute comfort and security. The rooms are classified into; Studio, Standard, Superior, Executive, Deluxe, and Royal Deluxe. They have also been fitted with well designed furniture, king sized beds, air conditioner,television with satellite channels, bathroom and toiletries to compliment. There is a restaurant that serves several delicacies, an indoor bar with a variety of cool drinks, a good parking space and topnotch security.
The Luxurious BON Hotel Stratton
The BON hotel, formerly Protea Hotels is located just by the corridors of Aso Rock, the Presidential Villa at Bola Ige close, Mohammadu Ribadu Street, off Shehu Shagari Way, Asokoro, Abuja. BON caters for your lodging needs with spacious rooms fitted with air conditioners, minibars, fridge, television with satellite connection, bathrooms with complimentary toiletries, writing desk, tea makers, hair dryers, and unlimited Wi-Fi connection in the premises. The rooms here are categorized into Junior, Executive Deluxe, Executive Suite and Penthouse.
The restaurant provides complimentary, breakfast, lunch and dinner in la carte and buffet. The coffee shop is also open from the early hours of the morning till evening. BON also has an exotic bar where there is a variety of cool drinks, a relaxation lounge, a swimming pool a gym, and a fully equipped conference hall.
The Hans place is another popular, tasteful, well fitted and furnished that provides accommodation to guests and travelers at, No. 14 Plot 583A Ganassingbe Eyadema Street, Asokoro, Abuja.
This hotel is well known for their service and hospitality. It is also clot to some embassies as well.
The rooms are fitted with air conditioners, televisions, en suite bathrooms with toiletries, wireless internet connection, wardrobe, sofas and a work table. The rooms come in Standard and Executive categories and varying prices.
If you also wish to have local and continental dishes during your stay, Hans hotel, got you covered. The restaurant provides tasty meals, and the bar provides cool drinks to wash the meals down. You will also enjoy dry cleaning services, car hire services, and some other additional services.
Fun Places to Visit in Asokoro
All work and no play will make you pretty dull, especially if you brought your family, friend, spouse, or kids with you. Here are a couple of fun places you could visit to at least, unwind.
National Children ‘s Park and Zoo
This place is a beautiful place for the whole family to hang out and have some fun. Here, there is a lot of space for families to have picnics at, play and even see wild animals like cheetahs, crocodiles, lions and a lot more. This park is located off the Central Business District, Asokoro Extension, Asokoro, Abuja.
The Silverbird cinema is also another fun place to hang out with your family. It is located at the Central Business District. You can see the latest movies, play game, visit restaurants and shop for yourself and the family. This place houses Shoprite, so you can best believe that you will be having a lot of fun.
Aso rock is another fun place to our and have fun at. The rock overlooks the residence of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The resident also derived its name Aso-Villa from the rock. The rock is the highest point in Abuja and measures up to 936 meters above sea level.
Abuja is a beautiful and exotic city filled with industrialists, politicians, elites and the likes. Occasionally, they move away from the city to see new places too. You should try it sometime; visit the capital city of Nigeria. When you do, make a stop by Asokoro, and check out the place. You will not regret it.