Soludo officially declares its interest in the competition (photo)
Former Nigeria’s central bank governor and chairman of the Anambra Vision 2070 committee, Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, has officially announced his intention to run for governor later this year through the APGA platform.
Soludo announced his intentions today to Avke, at the All-Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) Secretariat of State, in the presence of the Anambra state party leadership led by President Sir. Norbert Obi. Addressing the party’s believers attending the event dedicated to the declaration, Professor Soludo stressed that he was optimistic about a free and fair trial.
Professor Soludo was accompanied to the State Secretariat of the Party by key stakeholders and officials of the APGA, including the Hon. Member representing the Federal Electoral College of East and West Anambra. Chinedu Obidigwe, Former Member of the Northern and Southern Federal Districts of Idemili, Senator Ifeanichukwu Ibezi, Member of the Federal Electoral College of Anocha, Njikoka and Dunukofiya, Head of Dozi Nwankwo, Vice President of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Dr. Pascal Agbodike, and other members APGA Member and Spiritual Leader, Leader Rommy Ezeonvuka (OGILISI IGBO), Former Deputy Governor of the State, Dr. Emeka Sibudu, some EXCO members of the state, General Director of the Office inter-party, Head of State Anambra and APGA, Head Ben Obi, wife of the late Dr. Alex Equueme , Head of Ms. Ifeoma Ekwueme, Chairs of the Transitional Committee and others.
Speaking to reporters shortly after the event, Chief Rommy Ezeonvuka said that Anambra State has achieved unprecedented success in recent years under the APGA and that a new APGA governor is needed right now to maintain good government, safety of lives and property, rural and urban development, and large-scale development of infrastructure that are hallmarks of the government led by APGA in Anambra state. “We look forward to transparent party primaries and are confident that the APGA will be re-elected during the November vote,” he concluded.