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Nigerians are wondering why Jacob Zuma now has a ‘$1.4 million’ statue in their country – CNN

“South African President Jacob Zuma visited Nigeria’s Imo state on Friday and had a giant bronze statue unveiled in his honor, a decision that has caused outrage in some parts of the country.

The two-day visit happened just as South Africa’s Supreme Court ruled that President Zuma should face corruption charges.
Zuma visited Governor Rochas Okorocha in Owerri in a surprise visit that was only announced the same day by the South Africa presidency.
As well as the statue, Zuma was given a chiefaincy title and had a road named after him.
Local media reported that the cost of the statue was around 520million Naira — equivalent to $1.4 million.
Okorocha also conferred on Zuma the Imo Merit Award, the highest award the state gives to distinguished individuals.  Nigerians have weighed in on Twitter expressing their opinions on the statue of Zuma.”, as published on CNN. Read more on CNN
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Okorocha unveils Giant Statue of Jacob Zuma in Owerri - BellaNaija
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About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

One Response to “Nigerians are wondering why Jacob Zuma now has a ‘$1.4 million’ statue in their country – CNN”

  1. I think Rocha’s Okoroawusa is the biggest misfortune IMO state. If the story is true, he should have his head examined.

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