Biggest African statue of Jesus
A statue of Jesus Christ, believed to be the biggest of its kind in the entire African continent, has been unveiled in Imo state, Nigeria.
Named “Jesus De Greatest”, the nine-metre tall statue was carved from marble, and depicts Jesus standing with wtih his arms outstretched.
The statue is located in Abajah village in the South-Eastern state, and was commissioned by a local businessman, Obinna Onuoha. The statue was carved by a Chinese company, and placed in a church belonging to Onuoha.
43-year old Onuoha didn’t reveal the cost of production of making the statue, and planned the unveiling to coincide with the 50th anniversary of his parent’s wedding.
Check it out below!