The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in the forthcoming Anambra gubernatorial election, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, has called on Ndi Anambra to rise to all forms of violence against Girl child in the society.
Professor Soludo made the statement while speaking at Dr Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, during the 2021 Mothers’ Summit organized by the wife of the Governor of Anambra State, Dr Ebelechukwu Obiano.
While assuring on the continuity of good governance, Professor Soludo maintained that the summit will remain a legacy of the Governor’s wife.
Professor Soludo, who was accompanied to the summit by his wife, Dr Nonye, called for laws against all forms of violence against all persons, insisting that violence against men and women deserves the full weight of the law against perpetrators.
Some Governors’ wives at the summit included the wife of the Governor of Enugu State and Chairperson of the Southern Governors Wives Forum, Mrs Ugochi Ugwuanyi, wife of the Governor of Osun State, Mrs Kabayat Oyetola, their Bayelsa State counterpart, Dr Annah Diri, as well as the wife of the Governor of Taraba State, Mrs Annah Ishaku.
Correspondent, Blessing Dennis, reports that performances by the Anambra State cultural group, match past by the women, sharing of grinding machines, as well as other donations climaxed the event.