By: Tope Adedeji in Ondo
The Ondo State governor -elect, Barr. Rotimi Akeredolu has called on Igbo people living in the state to live in peace with one another and their host communities.
Akeredolu, in a town hall meeting with the Igbos at Owo, in Owo Local Government Area of the State, yesterday urged them to be their brothers keeper and be in peace with everyone.
The governor - elect, who was represented by one of the Igbo leaders in the state, Engr. Emeka, said, that, lgbo people are known for diligence and hard work which has helped them in their endeavors.
” Everywhere in the world, lgbo people are known for diligence and hard work, which has helped them tremendously in all ramifications ” he said.
However, the pioneer leader of lgbo Community in the state, Chief Titus Umenweke, thanked the governor elect and his wife, Mrs Betty Akeredolu, for the recognition accorded them and in preaching peace to all and sundry, saying the beginning has justice the ending, that Akeredolu is indeed a man of peace.
The entire lgbo community unanimously agreed and resolved to come together as one indivisible entity under the auspices of Igbo General Assembly which will be coordinated by a central team comprising Engr. Emeka Opara, Comrade Nneke lkechukwu, Chief Titus Umenweke, Chief Gregory and others.