Ooni of Ife Unveils the Tallest Statue in Nigeria, the 'Moremi Statue of Liberty' in Ile-Ife (Photos)

Ooni of Ife has unveiled the tallest statue in Nigeria, the Moremi Statue of Liberty, located in Ile-Ife, Osun State.





Influential Yoruba monarch, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, has unveiled the tallest statue in Nigeria, the third tallest in Africa.

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The Moremi statue of liberty which is a 42 feet tall statue with 30 risers, was constructed right on the spot where Moremi lived several centuries ago.

According to Stans Mukoro who shared the photos on social media, the statue is 100 percent locally constructed by Nigerian engineers that are youths with full Nigerian Materials.



  1. Long live Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi! K’ade pe L’ori, Ki bata pe L’ese yin, eshin Oba a j’oko pe pelu ase Olodumare. God bless you, Sir for always making the Yoruba race proud!

    • Oga Olusola, I tink it’s u who needs not to be quik in judging pple. D fact dat u av a Monumental stature doesn’t mean u go there 2 worship it sir, abi do u worship at kudirat, Gani’s statues? I tink wat d king has done is just to always remind us of our roots.
      Funny enuf, he has bn 1of the few kings dat blvs in christ so much!

    • Your father! Not your fault, social media is free for all tom, dick and mad idiot like you Very embarrassing to our royal father. I blame your father who refused to teach you morals….

  2. What a wonderful King may you reign forever a unique King I have never seen to bring all the Big Oba’s together for the unity of the Yoruba race. See what he had done during Sunny Ade 70th birthday.

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