The pair of glasses was removed from the monument which is located in Ikeja as the wanton destruction of government properties and individual businesses take a turbulent turn.

The Awolowo statue was erected during the administration of former Lagos governor, Akinwumi Ambode, in recognition of the late former lawyer, nationalist and sage’s contribution to democracy.

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The 20-feet statue situated along Obafemi Awolowo Way close to the Lagos Television (LTV) junction in Ikeja was unveiled in September 2017.

Here are photos of the defaced Awolowo statue;