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 2017 FELABRATION ENDS IN GRANDSTYLE AS LAGOS UNVEILS STATUE TO HONOUR LATE AFROBEAT ICON

 

The annual weeklong Felabration, for 2017, has come to an end in grandstyle.

Lagos State Governor, Mr AKINWUNMI AMBODE on Sunday unveiled an effigy tagged ‘Liberation Statue’ erected at Allen Roundabout Ikeja in honour of the late Afrobeat legend, FELA ANIKULAPO-KUTI.

Speaking at the unveiling, AMBODE said the effigy was part of activities marking FELA’s 79th posthumous birthday and the 20th anniversary of his demise.

Responding on behalf of the family, Fela’s daughter, YENI KUTI commended the governor and the artist for coming up with the monument.

 

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