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Yul Edochie states that the Igbo-speaking part of Nigeria has largely contributed Lagos's growth.

Famous Nollywood actor and film director, Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie, popularly known as Yul Edochie, has stated that the Igbo-speaking part of Nigeria has largely contributed to the growth of Lagos State.

Given how hospitable the Yoruba people have been, he claimed it was incorrect to refer to Lagos as a wasteland.

On Saturday, the actor clarified in a post on his Instagram account that it was well known that the Igbo, along with other tribes, had made contributions to Lagos State.

I've resided in Lagos since 2011, the author penned. There I erected my home. I haven't come across any Lagosians who have rejected me or shown me any sort of hostility.

Every time Yoruba boys see me on the street, they assemble to greet me, and they always do so with affection. Also false is the assertion that Lagos is a lawless area.

Lagos is a Yoruba state in Yoruba land. Can you imagine anyone referring to Anambra as a wasteland? The worst. Igbos live in Anambra. If you enter someone's territory and inform them it is now a no-man's land, you are asking for problems.

"Igbos have made a significant and undeniable addition to the growth of Lagos. The contributions of other groups varied. In general, the Yoruba have also been welcoming. It shouldn't change the reality that Lagos is Yoruba country. Our company is not being dragged. Tribalism must be eliminated before it can destroy us.

What do you think about this assertion by Yul Edochie? Is it right on his part?

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