- Ekohotblog, 27th October, 2020
- Hoodlums who were on rampage in Lagos state, have reportedly defaced the statue of late Obafemi Awolowo located in Ikeja area of the state.
The statue of late Obafemi Awolowo located in Ikeja area of the state was reportedly defaced by some thugs in the area.
The thugs removed the statue’s iconic glasses amid attack on some of Nigeria’s symbols of history.
It’s no longer news that the monument of Nnamdi Azikwe was also attacked by hoodlums in Anambra state.
The Awolowo statue was erected during the administration of former Lagos governor Akinwumi Ambode, in recognition of the late former lawyer, nationalist’s contribution to the country’s democracy.