JUST IN: Sanwo-Olu meets Igbo market leaders in Lagos, explains demolition at Alaba

Sanwo-Olu said there is a need for further collaboration between the government and the leadership of the various Igbo markets in the state.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his Imo State counterpart, Hope Uzodimma. [Twitter:@Hope_Uzodimma1]

The Governor used the opportunity to clarify the state government’s intentions for the action while also debunking the misinformation and misrepresentation of facts that have trailed the decision….CONTINUE READING

The meeting was facilitated by Imo State Governor Hope Uzodimma, who had earlier expressed great concerns over the alleged hostile treatment being meted out to people of Igbo extraction by their host in Lagos State.

The Imo Governor, after listening to Igbo residents in Lagos express their displeasure during a meeting on Thursday, June 29, 2023, promised to meet with Sanwo-Olu the following day to address the issue.

Also present at the Friday meeting were Uzodimma and the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Benjamin Kalu.

Speaking after the meeting, Sanwo-Olu said issues around the common interest of all the parties were discussed, especially as it concerns the recent demolition of structures around Alaba International Market.

The Governor stated that the conversation has helped to clear the air on the issues. He also talked about the need for further collaboration and that a joint working committee has been set up to verify things and give out adequate information to the public…..CONTINUE READING