In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 01st, July, 2020

Lagos State Hose Of Meeting Calls For The Renaming Of Websites, Monuments Named After Colonial Masters

Lagos State Hose Of Assembly Calls For The Renaming Of Sites, Monuments Named After Colonial Masters

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Lagos State Hose Of Meeting Calls For The Renaming Of Websites, Monuments Named After Colonial Masters

The Lagos State Home of Meeting has known as on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to rename all websites and monuments which were named after colonial masters within the state.

In current occasions, the Black Lives Matter protest has taken middle stage, and folks throughout the globe destroyed statues and monuments of slave masters.

The Speaker of the Lagos state Home of Meeting, Mudashiru Obasa additionally directed its clerk, Azeez Sani, to handle a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, in search of an Govt Order that every one streets named after colonial masters ought to be modified.

Mudashiru Obasa said that the intention of the movement was not about deleting historical past, including that historical past couldn’t be modified. In accordance with Obasa, the sort of remedies meted on George Floyd in the US should be stopped and that we must always assist those that protest towards such an act.

He additionally stated the names of a few of some buildings and streets renamed after colonial masters ought to be modified as a result of “it reminds us of those those that enslaved our folks.”

Contributing to the movement, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu representing Eti-Osa Constituency 2, opined that any historical past that makes a black individual really feel inferior ought to be modified.

”It is a proper step in the fitting path and we have to change our psyche and historical past that won’t make us really feel as human beings. We have to change the narrative that connotes superiority in our historical past. I would like my colleagues to assist the movement” he stated.

 

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