A frontline APGA chieftain in Anambra state and former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Professor Charles Soludo, has officially identified with the twenty-four support groups in the state and assured Ndi Anambra of a continued bright future.
The event which was held at the Professor Dora Akunyili Women Development Centre, Awka, attracted massive number of members of the twenty-four groups from across the state and beyond who together, made prayers to ask God for his divine intervention in the forthcoming election.
The objective of the groups who have been galvanizing support for Professor Charles Soludo since 2019, is to ensure that there is continuity for the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA after Governor Willie Obiano’s tenure.
Addressing the gathering, Professor Charles Soludo harped on the need to consolidate on the good governance of Governor Willie Obiano, and thanked the various groups for their efforts and support which he noted will be reciprocate at the appropriate time.
Earlier, the immediate past Member Representing Idemmili North and South at the Federal House of Representative, Honourable, Ifeanyichukwu Ibezi who chaired the occasion, the Chairman of All Soludo Support Groups, Hon Chinedu Nwoye, and an APGA Chieftain, Chief Ben Obi, observed that what Anambra state needs at the moment is a Governor that is knowledgeable who will be able to toe the steps of Governor Obiano in other to take the state to an enviable height, and reminded people of the state the need to support APGA government all the time.
In their various remarks, the Managing Director Anambra Synage and Advertisement Agency Hon Jude Emecheta, Comrade Obi Ochije-Modilim reminded Ndi Anambra that what is at stake is their future and that of the children and future generation, which they said can only be guaranteed by a man with high pedigree.
The Convener of one of the foremost Supports Groups known as ‘Youths Earnestly Seek Soludo for Governor’ (YESS), Dr. Nelson Omenugha (Mayor Global, Nnanyelugo Nnobi) who spoke to the press called on the young people to embrace Soludo for a greater future, adding that Soludo has all it takes to take the state to an unprecedented height.
Dr. Nelson who is a lecturer at the Department of Mass Communication, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka further stated that Soludo is the only aspirant whose life trajectories inspire and can easily be connected to by the young people. He noted that youthhood is not about age but freshness of one’s idea, a standard that places Soludo head and shoulder above other aspirants. ‘Soludo is in tune with the current global and local socio-economic trends and has fresher ideas on how to develop and transform Anambra State.’ He concluded.
Among dignitaries that graced the occasion were the Commissioner for Basic Education, Professor Kate Omenugha, Member Representing Anambra East at the state House of Assembly, Dr Obinna Emenaka, his Njikoka Constituency Two counterpart, Honourable Pete Ibida among others.