- The Southern Governors Forum has sent in their congratulatory message to the Anambra governor-elect, Professor Charles Soludo
- The governors who extolled the good virtues of Soludo commended the good people of the state on the success of the election
- Meanwhile, the Ondo state commissioner for information and orientation conveyed the congratulatory message
Ondo state- The Chairman of the Southern Governors Forum (SGF), and the governor of Ondo state, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has congratulated the Anambra state governor-elect, Professor Charles Soludo over his victory at the just concluded governorship election in the state.
Governor Akeredolu also commended the good people of the state for coming out in large numbers to exercise their franchise despite security challenges in the southeast region.
Meanwhile, the congratulatory message was conveyed by the forum’s chairman, Akeredolu on his official Facebook page through Mr Donald Ojogo, the state’s Commissioner for Information and Orientation.
The SGF chairman who charged Prof Soludo to brace up for the herculean job ahead noted that the security and economic challenges in the Southern part of the country and the nation at large require joint efforts and unalloyed commitment, The Guardian also reported.
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"We look forward to working with Prof. Charles Soludo under the auspices of the Southern Governors’ Forum, for the peace, security and development of Anambra state, Southern Nigeria, and the country at large.
“No doubt, we will be happy to explore the experience of the Governor-elect, as it relates to the economy and also help in our efforts to keep the people of the Southern Nigeria safe.
"Prof Soludo’s experience as a consummate economist will be of great asset to the good people of Anambra, Southern Governors’ Forum and indeed the entire country. Our efforts toward economic integration and enhanced socio-economic relationship in the SGF will undoubtedly, be boosted in many respects.
“On behalf of my colleagues in the SGF, I congratulate Prof. Soludo and wish him the best as he prepares for the Herculean task ahead."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Professor Charles Soludo, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has been declared the winner of the November 6 Anambra governorship election.
Soludo’s strong rivals in the election are Andy Uba of the APC, Valentine Ozigbo of the PDP and Ifeanyi Ubah of the YPP.
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He said there should be increased women's participation in the politics of the country.
It was reported that the governor made these remarks in Lagos on Tuesday, October 26 at the 21st National Women’s Conference of the Committee Of Wives Of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) held at the Eko Hotel And Suites, Victoria Island.