Why Lagos Govt Pulls Down Afro Beat Legend, Fela Statue In Allen Avenue

LAGOS JANUARY 14TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The statue of late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, who was situated by the former Governor of Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode at Allen Avenue Ikeja has been pulled down by the current Lagos State Government.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s spokesperson, Gboyega Akosile who confirmed that the statue has been pulled down, said the roundabout where it was located was identified as one of the four locations in Lagos that cause traffic gridlock.

He also identified the other spots where traffic gridlock is experienced to be Ikotun, Lekki-Epe expressway and Maryland.

Akosile who also told newsmen that the artwork  will be relocated to a spot where it won’t cause traffic gridlock.

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