THE UNVEILING OF THE NEW CHIEF OBAFEMI AWOLOWO STATUE BY THE LAGOS STATE GOVERNOR

THE UNVEILING OF THE NEW CHIEF OBAFEMI AWOLOWO STATUE BY THE LAGOS STATE GOVERNOR

The unveiling of the new Chief Obafemi Awolowo Statue by the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday. The new Statue is located along Awolowo Way, Ikeja, Lagos.

Speaking at the unveiling, the governor said the story of Nigeria’s Independence 57 years ago is incomplete without extolling the contributions of late Obafemi Awolowo

According to him, the first premier of the western region and lawmaker was a leading voice for the country’s liberation.

Gov. Ambode added that Awolowo’s commitment to the growth of a united Nigeria was demonstrated throughout his lifetime

”Baba Awolowo remained a shining point during his lifetime because of his emphasis on the citizens’ welfare

“A new generation like us need to rise up to the principles he lived for especially for the Yoruba people” he added.

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