The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has been conferred with a chieftaincy title by t
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has been conferred with a chieftaincy title by the H.N. Ohazurike, Eze Ndigbo of Lagos. The title, Ugo Chinyere Eze means the ‘greatest gift from God’.
The event which held at the National Stadium in Surulere, attended by all Eze Ndigbo from all local government areas in Lagos, saw Igbo residents gathered in their large numbers and pledging their support for Sanwo-Olu and Obafemi Hamzat, his running mate. They Eze Ndigbo from the various local governments, all pledged to mobilise Igbo residents in their communities to work for the success of the APC candidate.
Responding to the gesture, Sanwo-Olu described Igbo people as “critical stakeholders” in the Lagos project, promising to give Ndigbo a good representation in his government if elected. The APC candidate said the story of the commercial nerve centre status which Lagos attained many decades ago would not be complete without the resilience of Igbo traders in the state, adding that the endorsement would be the beginning of a new mutually benefiting relationship between the government and Igbo community.
Eze Ohazurike prayed for the APC candidate and his running mate, reassuring them that Igbo votes in Lagos would go with APC.