The statue was unveiled as part of the commemoration of June 12, the anniversary of the day of the 1993 elections Abiola was said to have won.
The statue stands at the MKO Abiola Park in Alapere, Ketu.
Sharing the news of the unveiling on his Instagram, Governor of Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode wrote:
“We unveiled the MKO Abiola statue today, a monument that will forever represent the symbol of our democracy.
“On this 25th anniversary of June 12, we remember the patriots and nationalists who sacrificed for our democracy. Their demonstration of exceptional courage was not in vain.”
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