The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has hinged his state’s development and progress on its ability to accommodate people of different cultures, tribes and religion.
Speaking at the Lagos History Lecture entitled “Lagos: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow,” as part of activities to mark the 50th anniversary of the State, Ambode said the state was being rated as the fifth largest economy in Africa because the people of the state had distinguished themselves in making others feel home away from home.
According to Ambode, ”This lecture is an opportunity to have an introspection into the past, engage in an objective appraisal of the present, and a realistic prognosis of the future of another fifty years.
”We have assembled knowledgeable royal fathers, elder statesmen, jurists of distinction and Lagos indigenes of repute to trace the history of the state and proffer insights as to the areas to concentrate on for the future. [Read Full Story]