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Lagos Famous Tinubu Square Gets a Makeover

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Lagos Famous Tinubu Square Gets a Makeover

Tinubu Square

Famous tourism landmark, Tinubu Square located in the heart of Lagos Central Business District on Broad Street, has gotten a facelift.  The newly renovated tourism site that boasts of a functional fountain, with the formerly dilapidated statue of Madam Efunroye Tinubu, remodelled and painted.

Recently, the Lagos State Government embarked on strategic investment of building more iconic monuments and renovating historical sites across the State.

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, who was represented by the Special Adviser on Arts and Culture and Acting Commissioner for Tourism Arts and Culture, Adebimpe Akinsola, at the opening of the new Tinubu Square, said monuments are erected all over the world as a way of preserving human history and upholding societal values and ethics.


Governor Ambode attested to the selfless leadership, valour and bravery of Madam Efunroye Tinubu for her significant contribution to commerce and general development of Lagos. The Tinubu Square Fountain according to the Governor “is a celebration of her exploits in the business world and contributions to the foremost status the State has attained in the world of commerce”.


The Governor further stated that the decision to renovate the Tinubu Square fountain was informed by the need to upgrade all historical monuments to the  status befitting our dear State in terms of physical features, values and aesthetical appeal for tourists and visitors.


Lagos State Government according to Governor Ambode, will continue to use artistic facilities such as the Tinubu Square and others been constructed across the State to showcase our positive attractions and create a must-visit appetite for both domestic and foreign tourists.


Governor Ambode urged the people to protect the Tinubu Square monument against vandalisation and any form of misuse. The reopening of the fountain was attended by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Central Business Districts Agboola Dabiri, the Sole Administrator Lagos Island East Council Development Area Abiola Are and the sole Administrator Lagos Island Local Government Nasir Musa.




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