A new statue of late sage, Obafemi Awolowo was unveiled yesterday by governor Akinwunmi Ambode at Agidingbi junction, Ikeja.

This will be the second statue of Awolowo in Ikeja as a standing one was already at Allen Avenue. The new statue portrays a sitting posture of the late great nationalist.

Awolowo was the first Premier of the Western Region of Nigeria. He died on May 9, 1987, at the age of 78.

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