- Video clips showing the the wife of ex-Governor Obiano and Bianca Ojukwu, involved in a fracas at Soludo's inauguration has emerged
- Ex-Governor Obiano's wife, Ebelechukwu, was reported to have moved to where Mrs Ojukwu was seated and slapped her
- The newly sworn-in governor, Soludo, was not happy over the sad incident which temporarily disrupted the event
While there are contradictory reports as to who slapped who, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who was at the scene of the event reports that the incident occurred immediately after Soludo took his oath of office.
NAN reports that dignitaries including Ex-Governo Obiano were already seated when Mrs Obiano stepped in and moved to the front row where Ms Ojukwu was seated and slapped her.
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The action drew the attention of security agents and some personalities who pulled Mrs Obiano off the hold of Bianca who was visibly shocked at the action.
Mrs Obiano was later taken away and shortly afterwards.
Here is a video showing a part of the fight between the two women:
Here is another video of the incident:
Also, another clearer video from Channels TV shows the fracas between the two influential women. From the video, it could be seen that Mrs Ojukwu did the slapping, though it was Mrs Obiano who went to meet her where she was seated.
Here is another clearer footage:
Soludo's first reaction to trade of slaps between Bianca Ojukwu, Obiano's wife
Meanwhile, the newly sworn-in governor of Anambra state, Soludo, expressed worry over the exchange of words and slaps between the wife of the outgoing governor and Mrs Ojukwu.
Speaking minutes after the incident occurred, Soludo who had concentrated on signing his swearing-in document said those who want to leave are free to do so.
The documents were signed by Soludo before the presence of the chief judge of Anambra state, Justice Onochie Anyachebelu and other residents of the state present. The newly inaugurated governor further informed Ndi Anambra that the state he is focused on developing is one in which law and order will be respected.