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Sanwo-Olu assures Igbo traders of safety

On Tuesday, Lagos State Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu began a campaign tour of major markets populated by Southeast Asians.

Following the public endorsement of Sanwo-Olu for reelection by the state’s Ndigbo community, Sanwo-Olu visited the markets ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election.

Sanwo-Olu received a warm welcome at an open forum in Ojo’s Trade Fair Complex hosted by businesspeople and hosted by the Auto Spare Parts And Machinery Dealers Association (ASPAMDA).

During the open forum, the governor promised to ensure the safety of Ndigbo businesses and property in Lagos State.
Related News According to Senator-elect Oshiomhole, Sanwo-Olu also met an assortment of Igbo traders across 58 major markets in Lagos, and Laolu Tinubu, the chairman of the Rivers Labour Party, has endorsed PDP guber candidate Osinbajo. Osinbajo exists to inspire individuals, groups, and nations. Under the direction of the Ndigboamaka Progressive Markets Association, the traders gave the governor’s re-election their unanimous support.

In addition, the governor interacted with vendors at the well-known Ikeja market for mobile phones, computers, and other electronic goods known as Computer Village.

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Concerns about the safety of businesses and properties owned by South-East traders in Lagos prompted the engagements.

Sanwo-Olu assured the Igbo traders that Lagos would continue to be a melting pot for all Nigerians, allaying their concerns.

He stated that his administration would continue to promote peaceful coexistence and security among all state ethnic nationalities.

“I am here on a visit of solidarity and to express my gratitude for your public endorsement of my humble self, which I believe will be reflected at the polls on Saturday with the most votes cast by members of your community.

“You are not supporting us for anything; Because my team and I have worked tirelessly to improve your well-being, you believe we are deserving of this support.

“Ojo will soon have a brand-new General Hospital that will cater to your requirements. You have also observed the completion of expressways and bridges along this corridor, and we have awarded a rail project that will facilitate the movement of people and goods into Okokomaiko.

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“The fact that Lagos is on the path to growth excites me. We can guarantee that we will not only construct the state but also a better nation for ourselves through your cooperation and peaceful coexistence,” the governor stated at the Trade Fair forum.

He reassured the Igbo traders that his government was committed to their prosperity and said that the state had recently given the go-ahead for the Badagry Seaport to be built to help with economic growth and logistics, especially for moving goods.

Sanwo-Olu pledged his administration’s commitment to the safety and security of Lagos’ non-indigenous residents and urged Igbo traders not to believe the scaremongers who said they would be attacked because of their choices for president.

We will continue to collaborate with your leadership to improve cooperation and identify areas for improvement in order to promote peace and stability. We will not be hostile toward any non-indigenous community.

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“Your safety and security will continue to be our top priority as long as you behave peacefully. He stated, “There is no reason for any law-abiding resident to be afraid.”

Chief Ngozi Emechebe, president of the ASPAMDA, said that Sanwo-Olu was “a true friend of Igbo” and that the governor had never been mean to non-Yoruba residents who lived in the state.

Emechebe stated that the forum was set up to reassure the Ndigbo community of the community’s support for the governor’s reelection and that the traders would work to ensure Sanwo-Olu’s victory at their respective polling places.

“Sanwo-Olu is a decent man who has shown that he loves Igbo. Due to the governor’s performance and economic policies that have supported our businesses, we have decided to back him for a second term.

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