The igbo communities in Lagos state officially give their support to PDP-elected candidates just Eight weeks before the Governorship and the House of Assembly elections. The PDP Governorship candidate is known as Dr. Abdul-Azeez Adediran and his running mate, Ms. Funke Akindele.
The Ndigbo leaders announce their approval for Adediran in an event called the Igbo Communities in Lagos Official Endorsement of Dr. Abdul Azeex Adediran (Jandor).
Eze David Nwosu, the Eze NdIgbo, Ikorodu North spoke on the behalf of Eze Ndigbo Council and Igbo Communities In Lagos during the endorsement of Adediran at Oshodi-Isolo area. They said that the Igbos have fully announced their support as Adediran becoming the Governor of Lagos State.￼
￼With Ezes in present, Nwosu one of the Ezes raised the hands of Adediran and said, “Ezes NdIgbo and Igbo communities in Lagos State endorse Jandor.”
In response, Adediran spoke about his confidence in God and his trust in God concerning the upcoming Gubernatorial election in Lagos State. He announces that with the support of the people and God, he is sure to win this election.
He said, “APC might have a good father to rely on but I rely on God”.
NAN reports that the event was in attendance of various Ndigbo groups and communities in Lagos state.
Some of the Ezes that attended the town hall meeting include Eze Jude Nnaemeka Arinze ( Ezigbo of Oshodi Isolo), Eze Joseph Mba( Eze umu okorobia), Eze John C. Nwosu ( Ezigbo of Mushin), Arinze Jude Maureen( EzeIgboo of Oshodi Isolo) and Eze Edwin Orji ( Ezigbo of Mainland).