Tension in Anambra As Soludo Issues Fresh Threat to Peter Obi, Gives Him Ultimatum
- Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra state has threatened to demolish posters and billboards of Peter Obi, the Labour Party presidential candidate
- In a statement by ANSAA, the Anambra government said posters and billboards of politicians that were erected illegally will be demolished
- Recall that Soludo in his recent outburst alleged that Peter Obi's supporters have been erecting billboards and pasting posters without the government's authorisation
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Akwa, Anambra - Chukwuma Soludo, the governor of Anambra state, has threatened Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of Labour Party, that his posters and billboards in the state would be defaced if he failed to clear the debts on them.
According to The Nation, other political parties and candidates would also be affected if they failed to pay up the debts.
The Anambra state signage and advertising agency (ANSAA) said in a statement.
Tony Ujubuonu, the MD/CEO of ANSAA who signed the statement on Sunday, November 20, warned that the government would embark on defacing billboards and posters of political parties and candidates who have failed to pay the agency.
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According to the agency, the enforcement of the order would commence on November 5, 2022.
The statement reads in part:
“Some political party candidates are erecting billboards on their own ignorantly. The Agency wants to state that this is not only wrong but illegal and any such billboard would be brought down without any notice, the structure seized permanently and auctioned."
Recall that the Anambra governor recently accused Obi's supporters of posting posters and erecting billboards in the state without government approval.
2023 Election: 3 Steps Soludo wants Ohanaeze Ndigbo to start taking rather than supporting Peter Obi and why
Legit.ng earlier reported that Charles Soludo, the governor of Anambra state, has told the Igbo highest socio-political group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, to negotiate the Igbo interests with Bola Tinubu of APC and Atiku Abubakar of PDP.
The governor reveals that the Igbo leaders should start revisiting the agreement the federal government made with the Southeast region after the civil war for development.
The economist maintained that though emotion may say it is Igbo's turn to be president, it required cold calculation, negotiation and building alliances for the region to succeed in its quest for power.