BREAKING: Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra loses father

BREAKING: Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra loses father

  • Simeon Nwankwo Soludo, the father of Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, has died at 92
  • The Octogenarian, popularly known as Ichie Akukananwa 1, died in the early hours of Monday after a brief illness
  • Recall that Pa Soludo was kidnapped some time ago and was released after spending some time in the kidnappers' den

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Aguata, Anambra - Charles Soludo, the governor of Anambra State, has lost his father, Simeon Nwankwo Soludo.

According to The Punch, the father to the governor kicked the bucket in the early hours of Monday, November 6, at the age of 92, following a brief illness.

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Chukwuma Charles Soludo/Aguata/Anambra/Southeast
Governor Soudo's father is dead Photo Credit: Chukwuma Charles Soludo
Source: Twitter

As of the time of writing this report, an official statement has not been made about the demise of the octogenarian.

Governor Soludo's father dies at 92

But Christian Aburime, the chief press secretary to the governor, in a telephone chat, confirmed the loss. He said:

“Yes, it is true. I will soon issue a statement on it.”

Governor Soludo, a prominent leading opposition figure in Nigerian politics, is the only governor of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) who is well-heard of as a leading figure in Southeast politics.

Before becoming the governor of Anambra State, Soludo had served as the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Governor Soludo's father kidnapped

Some years back, the governor's father was kidnapped at his country home in Aguata and was released from the kidnappers' den after some days.

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The octogenarian, late Pa Soludo, was also popularly known as Ichie Akukananwa 1, in the Aguata area of the state.

He was survived survived by seven sons, eight daughters-in-law, twenty-two grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

"The economy was like a dead horse, but standing": Soludo empathizes with Tinubu

Legit.ng earlier reported that the Anambra state governor, Chikwuma Soludo, has commended President Bola Tinubu for dropping the economic policy of ex-President Muhammadu Buhari.

Soludo, while analysing the country's macroeconomics on Friday morning, added that the idea of servicing the country's debt with 90% of its revenue by the Buhari administration was like a dead horse standing.

The former CBN governor then commended President Tinubu for taking the bold step to remove the fuel subsidy.

Source: Legit.ng

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