- Preparations for the official handover ceremony of the Anambra state governor-elect is just a few hours away
- This is as the guests billed to attend to the programme are already at the venue to attend the inauguration of Charles Soludo
- Meanwhile, Nigerians earlier expressed diverse views over Obiano's guest list outlined for the event, for some, it is too small, for others, it is okay due to COVID-19
All is now set for the inauguration of Charles Soludo as the governor of Anambra state.
The former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, will take over from Willie Obiano, following his landslide victory at the poll conducted in 2021.
Although the governor-elect said the event will be low-key, as of early Thursday, March 16, the venue of the inauguration was a hive of activities as guests, including the outgoing governor and his wife, began to arrive, Channels TV reports.
The atmosphere looked bright as the red carpet covered much of the inauguration ground.
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While the atmosphere is calm, there is also a strong security presence within and around the Government House. Guests are also checked at the entrance of the premises.
A new Anambra: Soludo Reads Riot Act to Workers, Anambrarains
Legit.ng previously reported that the Anambra state governor-elect said that his administration will not tolerate unnecessary delays in the execution of government projects and activities in the state.
Soludo warned that his administration would not tolerate official protocols aimed at undermining his activities as the state's key administrator.
Speaking on the plans set down by the incoming Soludo administration, the media aide to the governor-elect, Christian Aburime, said his principal has made it clear that he would not allow his image to be tarnished after all he did as governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and other international achievements.
Weeks to inauguration, Soludo announces new minimum qualification for Anambra political appointees
Political appointees in Anambra state must now have a minimum qualification of Ordinary National Diploma.
This was made known in an expression of interest form for available job positions in Anambra state.
The form which listed various opportunities for Ndi Anambra was personally signed by the governor-elect Charles Soludo.