South Africans and Nigerians are baffled by a giant bronze statue of Jacob Zuma in Nigeria - Quartz

South Africans and Nigerians are baffled by a giant bronze statue of Jacob Zuma in Nigeria  QuartzSouth Africans and Nigerians may not always agree, but the citizens of Africa’s largest economies now share a common confusion over...

South Africans and Nigerians are baffled by a giant bronze statue of Jacob Zuma in Nigeria - Quartz
South Africans and Nigerians are baffled by a giant bronze statue of Jacob Zuma in Nigeria  Quartz

South Africans and Nigerians may not always agree, but the citizens of Africa’s largest economies now share a common confusion over a large bronze statue of president Jacob Zuma, unveiled in Nigeria’s Imo State. In between a state visit to Zambia and a working visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zuma stopped by the home of governor Owelle Okorocha in Nigeria’s Imo state on Oct. 13. There, he was greeted with a bronze statue in his own image that stands taller than the flagpoles surrounding it. The monument is supposed to be testament to the contribution Zuma has made to his own commu...