Gov. Otu replaces demolished historic Monolith sculpture with image of Jesus (photo)

Cross River State Governor, Prince Bassey Otu has replaced demolished monolith sculptures situation at Zone 6 round about with images of Jesus and sheeps. 

Platinum Times has earlier reported that the recent demolition of the iconic Monoliths sculpture at Zone 6 roundabout in Calabar had left residents and art enthusiasts in shock and disbelief.

The sculpture, which stood as a symbol of Calabar’s cosmopolitan identity and rich heritage, was designed and built by the late Pastor Anthony Akinbola, a renowned Nigerian artist who has many works in other cities in Nigeria and has done exhibitions even in the United States.

For many, the Monoliths roundabout was more than just a piece of art; it was a testament to Calabar’s status as a center of unity for Cross River State.

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