Honourable Jude Idimogu, lawmaker representing Oshodi/Isolo Constituency 2 at the Lagos State House of Assembly, has advised Ndigbo to join All Progressives Congress (APC), as the only option that would guarantee them a shot at the presidency.
The lawmaker maintained that the APC was the party to beat, stressing that there was no other party with the kind of relevance the APC has adding that the people would be wasting time in any other party.
The legislator who was on a visit to the Eze Nwajiofor Okoli, Eze Ndigbo of Ajeromi-Ifelodun, on Wednesday to solicit support of the royal father, having taken up the new role of apex leader of Igbo in Lagos APC.
“The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot give Ndigbo the presidency. They need to embrace APC to be relevant politically. We cannot continue to complain of marginalization and remain in opposition. We must join the ruling part en masse and anytime it is our turn to produce the president, we would be in a good position to do that,” he said.
Eze Okoli, while appreciating Idimogu, said that he was convinced that with the legislator as apex leader of Ndigbo in the state, and with the exemplary leadership quality, for which the lawmaker was known, the ruling party would be sure of their support in the next general election.
Honourable Lukman Olumoh, member representing Ajeromi-Ifelodun Constituency I at the Lagos State House of Assembly, who was part of the guest of the royal father, expressed delight at the resolve of Ndigbo to embrace the party, stressing that he would work with the people in Ajeromi-Ifelodun for massive electoral victory during subsequent elections, stating that the people would be sure of dividend of democracy.