The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to reverse all policies that cause hardship to the people, among them the hike in the Lekki-Epe toll charges. It also charged the governor to suspend the enforcement of the Yoruba language preservation and promotion law 2018.
Meanwhile, Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Otunba Gani Adams, commended Ambode as a foremost patriot “who will continue to receive the blessings of his kinsmen for promoting Yoruba language and culture.Adams said any country or state that forgets its language would eventually forget its culture and such a political entity would soon become extinct.
PDP Spokesman, Taofik Gani, said in a statement Monday that the party was not only in support of the promotion of Yoruba language and culture, but also other Nigerian languages and cultures, especially in a cosmopolitan Lagos. “However, the lack of due considerations by the Lagos State House of Assembly in making and passing the bill again gives one strong doubts on the competence of the Assembly to deliver flawless legislation,” he stated. Read more