Burkina Faso: Sankara’s statue to be returned to workshop

A few days after its inauguration, the giant statue of Captain Thomas Sankara in Ouagadougou is covered with a veil, following the controversy over the lack of similarity of the work with the father of the Burkinabe revolution.
This picture taken on March 2, 2019 shows the bronze statue of Burkina Faso’s former President Thomas Sankara who was killed on October 15, 1987, few days after the inauguration of his memorial in Ouagadougou on March 2, 2019. (Photo by ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP)


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