Daily time reports that Lagos State’s Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu thanked the Ndigbo residence for their diligence in commerce and their integrity in paying of bills in the state, stressing that their partnership in the progress of Lagos is appreciated.
On Saturday during the new yam festival hosted by Eze Christian Nwachukwu, chairman, Council of Ndieze in Lagos State He made remarks concerning the lagos state Ndigbo residents.
In his remarks, The governor stated that the progress in the state would not be have been achieved without the input from Ndigbo residents in the state.
Wale Adelano aide to the governor , who represented, Sanwo-Olu , stated that regardless of ethnic affiliations— every resident in the state was regarded as a Lagosian.
During the course of presenting the governor’s address, Adelano said: “The governor does not know a Hausa man, a Yoruba man or an Igbo man. All that the governor sees is a Lagosian. Every resident of Lagos State matters to the governor, which is why we are here and he has sent his goodwill message to appreciate the Eze for his support for his administration. He wants Ndigbo to continue to support the state.”
Jude Idimogu, member representing Oshodi/Isolo Constituency 2 at the Lagos State House of Assemblywere also in attendance.
Idimogu emphasized on peace and called on to the youths to shun violence and be ready to dialogue with the government on any matter.
Eze Nwachukwu was also commended by the chairman committee of wealth creation for his hand in upholding Igbo cultural values, in spite of the difficulties experienced by western culture.
He emphasized that the governor as a listening leader would be ready to respond swiftly to issues concerning the youths. According to him, this was the reason the governor immersed himself on youth’s employment in the 2021 budget, themed: “Budget of Rekindled Hope”.