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Demolition: Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, Uche Ekwunife meet gov Sanwo-Olu

...call for peaceful resolution

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Following the recent demolition of some houses in Abule Ado area of Lagos State by the Federal Housing Authority (FHA), the Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah and the Director-General of South-East Governors Forum, Senator Uche Ekwunife, on Sunday night, met with the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the State’s Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja.

During the meeting, an extensive discussion was made on how to resolve the matter peacefully and after the meeting, both parties proposed a meeting between the stakeholders of Abule Ado and the Lagos State Government in order to look further into the issue and proffer necessary solution.

While speaking after the meeting, the Director-General of South-East Governors Forum; Senator Uche Ekwunife called on South easterners residing in the area to remain law abiding and assured them that she would always make moves that will protect their interests.

In his remarks, Senator Ubah called for calm and assured the residents of the area who are mostly perceived to be Igbos that in line with his principle of protecting the interests of ndị Igbo, he would make further efforts to ensure the amicable resolution of the issues in contention.

Senator Ubah, who has made similar interventions in the past, also expressed confidence in the ability of the Lagos governor to resolve the matter.

He also said that the outcome of the meeting has been communicated to the President of the Association of Ndi-Igbo in Abule-Ado Community, Amuwo Odofin Lagos, Chief Nwafuribe Chukwudiegwu to liaise with all stakeholders and estate leaders.

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