“You are safe in Lagos” – Sanwo-Olu, MC Oluomo assure Igbos
Following growing fears of possible attack on non-indigenes in Lagos, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and a chieftain of National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Musiliu Ayinde Akinsanya, popularly called MC Oluomo, yesterday, met with the leadership of Igbo at different fora to assure them of safety in the state.
The PAC candidate Sanwo-Olu, was in company of his running-mate, Dr. Femi Hamzat, to the Computer Village, Ikeja, a commercial centre highly dominated by Igbo traders, and reassured them of safety, going by the ugly incident that occurred last Saturday at Ago Palace Way.
He also promised to protect their interest if elected into office on March 9, 2019, governorship poll. Sanwo-Olu, who used the opportunity to canvass for their (Igbo) votes and support, also reassured them of running an inclusive administration, if elected.
He also used the opportunity to promise the traders that he will protect their interest if elected into office on March 9, 2019. Sanwo-Olu, siezed the opportunity to canvass for their (Igbo) votes and support, while reassuring them of running an inclusive administration, if elected.
Prince Nwankeze, leader of Ndigbo Computer Village traders, while responding, promised to ensure Ndigbo voted for Sanwo-Olu and other APC candidates.
“We also urge you to fulfill your promise to us and protect our interest in the state,’’ he said.
In a similar development, MC Oluomo also led a peace meeting between the Yoruba and Igbo community in Oshodi where a peace accord was said to have been endorsed by the two ethnic groups, who were said to have been living in harmony and friendship for ages.
It was gathered that MC Oluomo used the opportunity to dissociate his members’ involvement from the alleged attack and threat to Igbo living in Lagos.