- Professor Chukwuma Soludo seems to have a lot in store for Ndi Anambra as he prepares to assume office
- Pauly Onyeka, a political associate of the Anambra governor-elect, says economic prosperity will be the order of the day under Soludo
- According to Onyeka, there are concrete plans on ground to take advantage of the industrial nature of the resilient Anambra people
Convener of the group, Pauly Onyeka, made the comment while addressing the media in Abuja on Tuesday, November 15.
According to him, Anambra under Soludo’s watch would patronise only products made in Anambra state.
Onyeka said economic emancipation would be one of the four pillars of the developmental agenda of Soludo's manifesto tagged My social contract with Ndi Anambra, adding that the former Central Bank of Nigeria governor, would drive the Anambra economy through massive investment.
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“His mantra is a creation of a one-state smart mega city where everyone will work, live, invest, learn and enjoy together. He will revolutionalise the industrial sector/the ingenuity of the Nnewi people, Ozubulu, and Onitsha industrial parks.
“This is also to aid his policy on aggressive job creation for our teeming youths.
“In achieving the new needed industrial horizon, Soludo will not only open up the agrarian communities but will massively launch world-class agricultural policies and methodology that would computerise that sector and make it attractive to our youths with the attendant huge job creation, food sufficiency and also help as a feeder unit (raw material) to the industries.
“Through the jobs from the above sectors as well as that from the ICT and modern skill acquisition programmes and the attached starter packs, Soludo hopes to create about 520,000 jobs and 4,000 youth millionaires in four years.”
He also said that the governor-elect, being a popular figure would work in line with global standards.
APGA Group Says Last-Minute Defectors Deceived Andy Uba
Meanwhile, a group within Anambra APGA on Sunday, November 14 declared that the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the just-concluded election in the state, Senator Andy Uba, was duped by defectors.
The national coordinator of the group, APGA Media Warriors Forum, Chinedu Obigwe, stated this at a press conference in Awka, the Anambra state capital.
He said Senator Uba’s decision to challenge the outcome of the poll in court would compound his woes.
Soludo’s Victory Will Inspire APGA to Take Over Southeast in 2023 - Party Chieftain
In a related development, the chairman of APGA in Abia state, Augustine Ehiemere, has declared that with the victory of Soludo at the Anambra governorship election, the party is now set to claim more states in the southeast come 2023.
Professor Soludo, a former apex bank chief, won the election on the platform of APGA.
Speaking during a press conference in Umuahia, the Abia capital, Ehiemere gave quit notice to all other parties in the southeast.