June 12: Lagos Unveils New MKO Abiola’s Statue

Lagos State Government has refurbished a statue of the late Chief Moshood Kasimawo Olawale Abiola, MKO Abiola to mark June 12 anniversary.

The statue is located at Alapere Area of Ketu, towards Third Mainland Bridge. All the states in South West Nigeria declared today Tuesday, June 12 as public holiday. Osun, Ogun, Oyo, Lagos and Ondo state.
In Oyo state, the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun, said the declaration by government was to commemorate the 25th anniversary of June 12 1993 election generally and widely believed to have been won by late business mogul, MKO Abiola.

In Ondo State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu a town hall assembly will hold at the International Culture and Events Centre (The Dome).
Speaking on channels television yesterday, late MKO Abiola’s daughter, Rinsola Abiola, says she knows her father will be happy wherever he is, over the honour bestowed on him today.

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