Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday lauded the effort of Mr. Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, to quell tensions generated by agitation from some ethnic nationalities seeking for secession from Nigeria, saying that the unity of the country should be of paramount concern to all.
Governor Ambode, who spoke at Lagos House in Ikeja when he received on courtesy visit members of the Lagos State Council of Obas and Chiefs led by the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, said as a State, Lagos would continue to support every effort made to keep the unity of the country especially by maintaining peace and accommodating all.
Governor Ambode said the oneness of the country was of the essence, and that it was important for every segment of the country to promote the unity of the nation.
“I also want to join the Chairman of Council of Obas and Chiefs in Lagos State to reiterate our support for the Federal Government to keep the unity of Nigeria and also uphold the tenets of the Constitution. We are very happy that all our traditional rulers in Lagos believe in oneness of Nigeria,” Ambode said.