The Nigerians have been urged to give honour to whom honour is due that there is no government functionary that is unworthy of special title in the nation as long as the personality is impacting her society positively to save lives and prevent war occurrence.
The Divisional Police Officer of Aswani police station,mrs Onye Francis ( SOD)made this statement by the weekend during the official Commissioning of Ndigbo Palace Lagos State and Annual Cultural Festival for the year 2020 held at cele Okota area,that it gladdens her heart to be given a Chieftaincy title as the NDIGBO 1 Na Lagos translated as” Peace maker” based on the fact that she saved a particular Demola’s life during the last general election in a clash triggered in between Igbo and Yoruba people. while she was still serving in Ago community area,
The Aswani DPO expressed her apprecition to the Eze Ndigbo of Lagos for the kind gesture showered on her and stated that it is important to share love with every tribe in the state so as to make peace reign and be progressive in our endeavours.
The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo Olu who was represented by Igbo delegate,Hon. Wale Adelana did the cutting of the tape to commission the Igbo Palace in Lagos to the glory of Almighty God and prayed that the palace shall be a solution centre for all.
He stated in his message that every Resident matters to Governor in Lagos comprising of Igbo,Yoruba and Hausa people. He thanked the Igbo community for their uprightness and support in the state as he would never stop seeing the Igbo’s as partners in progress.
The Chairman of the Ndigbo, Igbo Community, Dr. Eze Nwachukwu Christian spoke in an interview with the Newsmen that the Ndigbo palace in Lagos has been the place where government functionary are given Chieftaincy titles since the Administration of the former Governor of Lagos,Bola Ahmed Tinubu and he introduced all ethnic group in the state. He said.
Eze Ndigbo Nwachuku described Inrijin event as a special ocassion which shows you where you are coming from,going and where you are presently and draw organogram to celebrate Yam by reminding the people of history in Igbo land on how Yam which is celebrated yearly helped the Igbos years back during scarcity. All to promote peace and Unity among all asundry.
The Member of the Lagos House of Assembly ,Hon. Jude Idimogun Chukwuemeka prayed in his address to launch the new yam celebrated that God would spare the lives of everyone till next year to eat more yam and he however said that Rome was not built in a day as Lagos is still working towards bringing everyone into one umbrella to speak in one voice because there is need for us to be one in Lagos state.
The General Igbo community leader(National) Hon. Solomon said Nigerians must not let vocal misunderstanding trouble the nation because a lotpeople are suffering from vocal diarhea “when i joined the gathering of people in Lagos,i urged every Igbo to embrace the Ruling party in the state because i understood that Yoruba culture is number one that has the largest voice to contribute to the progress of the state because if ooni of Ife moves a motion other Yoruba follow so that does not mean Igbo people should say another people s land is our own for 90% percent of people in Lagos are not lagosians. So in order to let peace reign in Nigeria Igbo’s are only competitors not Enemity and we have contributed massively anywhere across the world,not only in Lagos state