Lawmakers congratulate Prof Soludo on his election as governor-elect

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Prof. Charles Soludo

AS Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared Prof. Charles Soludo, the candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, as the winner of the Nov. 6 governorship election, the Anambra State House of Assembly congratulated him for the victory.

In a motion moved by Beverly Ikpeazu-Nkemdiche representing, Onitsha South 11 constituency during plenary on Nov. 11, she praised God for answering the prayers of Ndi Anambra by giving them a man with reputable personality and track records as governor.

The lawmaker expressed confidence that the governor-elect would meet the expectations of Ndi Anambra as he was very much prepared to govern.

Speaking in favour of the motion, the Deputy Speaker of the House, Paschal Agbodike, Okechukwu Okoye (Aguata11), Obinna Emenaka (Anambra East), and Emeka Aforka representing Orumba North constituency also commended the conduct of the election.

They expressed optimism that the governor-elect would take Anambra State to greater heights, thanking God for the gift of Prof. Soludo.

``Prof. Soludo's victory is an act of God. He came at a time when Anambra State needed him most,'' they said.

The Speaker of the House, Uche Okafor, who presided over the plenary session had moved for the resolution of the House, while the lawmakers unanimously adopted it through voice votes.

Okafor congratulated the governor-elect, thanking Gov. Willie Obiano for ensuring peaceful polls in the state.

``With this, Gov. Obiano has proved to the world that Anambra State remains the safest state in Nigeria.

``The outcome of this election represents the will of Ndi Anambra,’’ the Speaker said.

Okafor expressed appreciation to the National Chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, Victor Ike Oye, Board of Trustees, BOT, of the party and all who worked for the success of the party in Anambra.

``I urge the governor-elect to use his wealth of experience and International reputation to govern Anambra,’’ he said.

- Nov. 13, 2021 @ 14:29 GMT /

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