- Professor Charles Soludo has denied claims that he mocked the presidential candidate of the Labour Party
- The governor had been accused of stating that any political party without a single councillor at the grassroots level has nothing to offer to the people.
- Soludo said the report was publicised by some detractors whose aim to geared toward maligning the image of public officers
The governor of Anambra state, Charles Soludo, has reacted to reports that he mocked the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi over his ambition.
New Telegraph reports that Soludo described the claim as false and an effort by some detractors across the country.
The governor also insisted that such a claim was the handiwork of fifth columnists whose stock in trade is to malign the image and reputation of public officers.
What Soludo said about 2023 general election
The Nation reports that Soludo has warned that those dreaming to win the upcoming 2023 general elections under new parties are jokers.
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The governor added a political party without a single councillor at the grassroots level has nothing to offer to the people.
Soludo spoke over the weekend with members of the All Progressives Grand Alliance at the Governor’s Lodge in Amawbia, Awka South local government area.
Biggest ever merger? Talks on ongoing between NNPP, Labour Party, key stakeholders reveal
Stakeholders of the Labour Party had said that there are ongoing talks between the party and the New Nigerian Peoples Party.
According to the chieftains, Nigerian youths have become more aware of the need to be involved in the country's governance and political process.
NNPP, Labour Party alliance: Party opens up on who would become vice president between Peter Obi, Kwankwaso'
The NNPP said there is nothing wrong in having either Kwankwaso or Obi as running mates to each other ahead of the 2023 presidential election.
According to the party, with time, the negotiations between the two political parties would be made public as events unfold.