From Lagos: Uzodinma Meets With Sanwo-Olu, Mediates On Igbos /Yorubas Impasse

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From Princely Onyenwe

There has been several increase of bickering and altercations between Ndi Igbo and Ndi Yoruba in lagos state Nigeria and this has attracted the intervention of both Governors of Imo and Lagos targetted at resolving lingering crises and to restore peace and safety of both tribes.

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Event photo Shortly after the peace talk

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State and Chairman, South East Governors’ Forum has intervened in the ongoing impasse between the Igbo and Yoruba communities in Lagos State.

During his recent visit to Lagos, where he attended the Nigeria Governors’ Forum meeting and President Tinubu’s homecoming ceremony, Governor Hope Uzodinma took the opportunity to meet with the Igbo business community in the state.

In a display of empathy and understanding, Governor Uzodinma listened attentively as the Igbo business community expressed their concerns and frustrations.

While reacting, Uzodinma recognized the adverse impact these issues have had on their businesses and residence in Lagos, as well as the prevailing security challenges faced by both communities.

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Gov. Uzodinma speaking to Igbos in lagos

Having listened to their concerns and frustrations, the people oriented Governor encouraged the Igbo business community to support the developmental strategies being formulated by the South East Governors’ Forum (SEGF).

In particular, he mentioned the upcoming South East Security Summit, organized by the SEGF, which aims to address the security challenges in the region and restore normalcy.

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Photos from Lagos when Gov Uzodinma was making peace among both tribes

Uzodinma also appealed for the support of the Igbo business community towards President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration.

He further pledged to personally intervene and address any outstanding differences between the Igbo and Yoruba communities in Lagos as he is expected to meet with his Lagos State counterpart today before concluding his visit.

Governor Uzodinma’s intervention showcases his leadership qualities and his genuine concern for the welfare of the Igbo community in Lagos State.

The step therefore is a significant step towards fostering peace and understanding between the Igbo and Yoruba communities in lagos state.

It is evident to note that by Uzodinma’s intervention through directly engaging with the business community and acknowledging their grievances is an additional feat established as a listening Governor.

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Group Photo at the meeting with Gov. Uzodinma in lagos

It is the hope of the Igbos living in lagos State Nigeria that Governor Uzodinma’s intervention will produce a good result.

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Sanwo-Olu and Uzodinma stepped out for action

While calling on his fellow Lagos state counterpart, Governor Sanwo-Olu to accept his plea to restore calm and make a long lasting peace between both tribes living in Lagos.

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