For a long time, the Urhobos who ply their trade in Lagos from the early period of pre-independence till date have always desired to contribute to the governance of Lagos. The opportunity came recently with the nomination and subsequent appointment of Sam Egube as Commissioner.
By Ovie Edomi
The overwhelming turn out by the Urhobo chiefs at the recent inuguration of Lagos State Commissioner was expected. This was not just because Sam Egube, was appointed and sworn in as commissioner for Economics Planning and Budget, but because an illustrious son of Urhoboland was given an opportunity to serve in Lagos, the most populous city in Nigeria and on the African continent as well as one of the most fastest growing cities in the world in addition to being the seat of commerce in Nigeria as well as one of the world most popular urban areas.
Before his appointment as Commissioner in Lagos State, Egube had equally