By Jude Michael

Anambra State governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, has met with Anambra indigenes in Lagos to find solutions to the lingering security crisis in the state, calling on the people to take back the state from hoodlums.Soludo who made this call last Wednesday at a special dinner with Anambra indigenes resident in Lagos, decried the insecurity ravaging the state and described it as serious and such that needed the people of the state to rescue their state.He called on wealthy Anambrarians to donate generously to the State Security Trust Fund, stressing that the state government did not have all the resources to effectively combat the rising insecurity in the state.He also called on the indigenes to move at least fifty percent of their investments to Anambra State to boost the economic development of the state.He also made a presentation to the audience showing the direction and efforts his government had made in repositioning the state. This include the Okpoko/Onitsha clean up, banning of touts and digitalizing of revenue collection, among others.He also said his development plan was hinged on four pillars namely: economic transformation, social agenda, governance, rule of law and value and environment.Earlier, Chief (Dr) Chidi Anyaegbu, Chairman Chisco Transport, who is also the Chairman of Anambra State Security Trust Fund, said the insecurity situation in Anambra State had become a major problem.He said Governor Soludo was determined to build a livable and prosperous homeland for the people of Anambra State but could not achieve it with the level of insecurity.He called on the people to support the governor to tackle the prevailing insecurity in the state and take it back from criminals so that Anambra State could regain its preeminence position as the safest state in the country.


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