People went about their normal business with little care for the essence of the national holiday. Apart from pupils who were off the streets, nothing else showed a national celebration was being held. Rather, it was a heavy presence of security operatives that manned the Chief MKO Abiola and Gani Fawehinmi Freedom Parks in Ojota, to forestall a breakdown of law and order. It has been 25 years now and the state of Epetedo area as a whole has been nothing to write home about. a passerby who was asked about the Abiola statue only said: “The statue is okay since it is for Abiola remembrance.
Source: The Guardian June 13, 2019 04:52 UTC