The leadership of Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by its chairman, Hon Tunde Balogun, has resolved the raging leadership tussle within the Ndigbo group.
A statement by the Publicity Secretary of the party in the state, Seye Oladejo, on Thursday, 24 September, 2020 confirmed that the crisis was resolved after a reconciliation meeting among the warring groups which took place at the APC state secretariat on Thursday.
At the meeting convened to resolve the conflict between various splinter units led by Chief Joe Igbokwe, Hon Jude Idimogu, were: the Igbo Vision, the Igbo Coalition, the South East in APC, the Igbo Mandate and the Anioma Group.
The meeting was also attended by Eze Nwachukwu, Eze Okpotemba, Chief Joe Igbokwe, Dr Segun Mordi and Chief Akabueze, while Hon Jude Idimogu was unavoidably absent.
The meeting resolved that Mr Joe Igbokwe remained the Apex Leader of Ndigbo in Lagos APC while Hon Jude Idimogu is the deputy.
The meeting reiterated the supremacy of the party and the need to uphold and respect its decisions.
It called for the unity of all Ndigbo in Lagos APC and the accommodation of all tendencies in their fold.
The party called for total discipline among its members and commitment to its ideals.
The proposed inauguration of the executive of Lagos state APC Ndigbo and coordinators earlier slated for Saturday 26th September, 2020 was called off.
Other party chieftains at the meeting were: Cardinal James Odunbaku, a GAC member, Hon Lanre Ogunyemi, the state Secretary of the party and Mr Ademola Sadiq, Legal Adviser.