JUST IN: Soludo draws battle line against criminals
Soludo draws battle line against criminals
Following the escalating degree of insecurity in Anambra State, the state governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, has declared a warfare on criminals, claiming that no place within the state is protected for them to function.
At the Governor’s Lodge in Awka, Soludo instructed aspirants of the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, that the federal government is placing strict measures in place with safety businesses to face the matter head on and restore peace and order to the state.
The governor expressed his sorrow over the demise of Okechukwu Okoye, a member of the State House of Assembly representing Aguata Constituency II, who was gruesomely murdered alongside his aide, Cyril Chiegboka, by gunmen. He promised that the perpetrators of the heinous act can be apprehended and made to face the complete wrath of the legislation.
He stated that the state’s safety issues had been attributable to “criminals who have turned to kidnapping, killing, and other forms of criminality as a lucrative profession, a long cry from any type of political activity.”
The governor thanked APGA members for his or her help all through his gubernatorial marketing campaign and counseled them on efficiently collaborating in and going by means of the celebration’s vetting course of.
While claiming that the APGA remained one large household, Soludo expressed confidence that the celebration would win handily within the upcoming elections for the state House of Assembly, House of Representatives, and Senate.
He instructed them that he would assist set up APGA into a robust political celebration primarily based on the sturdy thought of true federalism and energy devolution, and that those that exploited APGA as a mercenary platform to get into workplace must wait till it was their flip once more once they returned to the celebration.
He additionally counseled them for volunteering to serve the great folks of Anambra State, saying, “There is a need to form a political party of believers built on the principle of loyalty.”
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