The party publicity secretary said that every one from the region were cautioned before the 2015 election but “many thought we were joking. But the reality has dawn on us now.” He added that it affected their chances to get substantial political appointments in the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration. “After the 2015 election, the party leadership in the state started punishing us.”
2019 general election
As preparation is been made towards the 2019 general election, the Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress, APC, Lagos Chapter, Joe Igbokwe has urged the Igbos in the state to unite and support APC, stating further that the 2015 election result denied the Igbos several benefits.
Mr Igbokwe said that despite came their way after another leadership assumed office in the party and recognised the important role of Ndigbo in the party’s successes.
Igbokwe made the appeal on Thursday, while addressing members of Igbo Vision in APC, in Oregun, Ikeja, warned that chances of the South-East ruling Nigeria in 2023 could be truncated if the electorate from the south east extraction support another candidate aside President Muhammadu Buhari during the poll.