Well-known Nollywood actor and movie director, Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie, popularly often called Yul Edochie, has acknowledged that the Igbo-speaking a part of Nigeria has largely contributed to the expansion of Lagos State.
He stated it was incorrect to explain Lagos as no man’s land as a result of the Yoruba folks have been accommodating.
Talking in a put up on his Instagram web page on Saturday, the actor defined that it was well-known that the Igbo, together with different tribes, had additionally contributed to Lagos State.
He wrote: “I’ve lived in Lagos since 2011. I constructed my home there. Not have I skilled any type of rejection or hate from the Lagosians.
“Anytime Yoruba boys see me on the road, they collect to greet me, and it’s all love at all times. And this speak flying round that Lagos is a no man’s land is incorrect.
“Lagos is a Yoruba state in Yoruba land. Think about anybody calling Anambra a no-man’s land. That’s crap. Anambra is an Igbo land. You might be searching for hassle if you happen to come into somebody’s land and inform the individual it’s now a no man’s land.
“Igbos’ immense contribution to Lagos improvement is simple. Different tribes additionally contributed in their very own methods too. And the Yoruba as effectively have been largely accommodating. It shouldn’t take away the truth that Lagos is a Yoruba land. We’re not dragging possession. Let’s kill tribalism earlier than it kills us.”