Two years after former Governor of Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode commissioned a statue of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti at Allen Avenue in Ikeja, the monument has been pulled by the state’s authorities.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s spokesperson, Gboyega Akosile who confirmed that the effigy has been pulled down, stated the roundabout the place the effigy was located made the listing of 4 roundabouts recognized by the present administration as the main reason for gridlock within the state.
Different roundabouts that causes gridlock within the state have been stated to be positioned at Ikotun, Lekki-Epe expressway and Maryland. Akosile additionally informed newsmen that the art work will probably be relocated to a spot the place it received’t trigger visitors jam.
Listed below are earlier than and after images of the spot the statue was positioned at;