The new Chief M.K.O Abiola Statue, unveiled by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode at Alapere, Ketu, on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
The Lagos State Government unveiled a statue in honour of the late MKO Abiola, on June 12 .
The 46-feet statue stands at the MKO Abiola Garden in Alapere, Ketu.
Some dignitaries that graced the occasion were the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and wife, Bolanle, deputy governor, Dr. Ranti Adebule; MKO Abiola’s widow, Dr. Doyinsola Abiola and children of MKO.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode who unveiled a 46-feet statue of Nigeria’s symbol of democracy and adjudged winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential Election, Bashorun Moshood Kasimawo Olawale Abiola (MKO), expressing optimism that the monument will forever crystallize what he stood for in his lifetime.
Governor Ambode, who spoke at the unveiling of the statue at the MKO Abiola Garden in Alapere, Ketu said it was in the tradition of the State Government to recognise and remember heroes and heroines who contributed to the greatness of the nation and the State in particular, adding that MKO Abiola deserves the best from the State as Lagos was his success story.