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Friday, 2 June 2017

Igbo community honours Ambode, Okiro and others.

         Lagos @ 50:
Igbo in Lagos as of late regarded Lagos State representative, Akinwumi Ambode, the previous Inspector-General of Police, Mike Okiro, and some different dignitaries, as a feature of exercises to observe Lagos State at 50. 

Ambode, talking through his agent, Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, at the National Theater, Orile Iganmu, Lagos, said the connection between the Igbo people group and the general population of Lagos goes back in time and has been a relationship based on common comprehension and regard. 

"The colossal patriot and one of the principal pioneers of the Igbo country, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, won a decision to speak to Lagos State in the Legislative Council of Nigeria from 1947 to 1951. Today, the Lagos State House of Assembly contains individuals from Igbo starting point, including Sir Jude Idimogu," Ambode said. 

He additionally noticed that the state takes pride in its notoriety for being the most pleasing in the alliance, including that Lagos is a scaled down Nigeria in light of the fact that there is no ethnic gathering that is not spoken to. 

As indicated by the senator, Lagos can't commend its accomplishments in the previous 50 years without recognizing the commitments of the different ethnic gatherings, incorporating the Igbo people group in the state. 

Ambode additionally stated, "I might want to thank the whole Igbo people group in Lagos State for arranging this solidarity festivity of Lagos at 50. We truly value your signal in relating to the remarkable accomplishments of our dear state, to which you have contributed." 

He expressed that he has probably the state would keep on maintaining concordant conjunction among every single ethnic gathering and encouraged all to be decent. 

Part speaking to Oshodi/Isolo Constituency II in the House of Assembly, Sir Jude Emeke Idimogu, stated, Lagos is known for social, monetary and political enormity. 

Idimogu clarified that, aside from the cosmopolitan way of the state, it gives the best chance to Igbo to do their authentic organizations. He expressed that Igbo have been making the best out of the open doors given by the state. 

"Non-indigenes, particularly the Igbo, are the most invited in this state. That is the reason our kin fabricate houses, lease shops and serenely approach their organizations, which have contributed hugely to the improvement of Lagos State, in this manner giving back in no little measure to the land that favored them," Idimogu stated, including that numerous Igbo, including himself, have exceeded expectations in the state. 

Additionally, Eze Ndigbo of Lagos State, Christian Uchechukwu Nwachukwu, noticed that it was not suitable for the state to celebrate alone, a reason Ndigbo, the most crowded ethnic gathering occupant in Lagos, chosen to hold delivers solidarity with the general population and administration of the state to commend the brilliant celebration. 

"We ought to review that quickly after the Nigerian Civil War in 1970, the Igbo were among the primary ethnic gatherings to come to Lagos to start life once again. 

"We are fortunate to have Lagos as a neighborly and great host, for Ndigbo as well as for other ethnic gatherings," the Eze Ndigbo, said. 

He additionally noticed that 21 years after the making of Lagos, the state government in its knowledge, in October 1998, recognized freely the extraordinary commitments of the Igbo people group in the state in making it the focal point of brilliance; the state pronounced Igbo inhabitants in the state as the premier supporters of the economy and the improvement of the state.

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