Ooni Ogunwusi Unveils “Moremi Ajasoro”, The Tallest Statue In Nigeria
which stood 42 feet tall with 30 risers.
It is the tallest statue in Nigeria and the 3rd tallest in Africa.
It was constructed right on the spot Moremi lived several centuries of
years ago. It is 100 percent locally constructed by Nigerian engineers
and youths sourced with sole Nigerian materials.
At 161 feet, African Renaissance Monument in Dakar, Senegal, is the
tallest statue in Africa, then the Great Sphinx of Giza in Egypt which
is 66 feet.
Moremi Ajasoro statue of Liberty in Ile- Ife , Nigeria at 42 feet is
now the third tallest in Africa.
Ramesses II in Egypt at 30 feet, is the fourth tallest. Nelson Mandela
Union Building in South Africa has a 28 feet statue and is the fifth
tallest in the continent and Jesus Satue in Owerri Nigeria the fifth