The Speaker Anambra State House of Assembly, Right Honourable Uche Okafor has described the declaration of Professor Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance as winner of last Saturday’s governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission as expected and deserving.
In his congratulatory message to Professor Soludo on behalf of the entire legislators of the State House of Assembly, Right Honourable Okafor commended Governor Willie Obiano, APGA National Chairman, Dr Victor Oye, members of the APGA Board of Trustees, members of the state legislature, APGA faithful as well as the entire citizenry for their efforts and support which earned APGA victory.
The Speaker who extolled security operatives and INEC for ensuring adequate security and electoral sanity during the election, paid glowing tribute to Governor Obiano for proving that Anambra remains the safest State in the country by providing adequate security for Ndi Anambra at all times.
He maintained that the outcome of the governorship election was a clear reflection of the good governance which the Obiano administration has continued to offer the citizenry and urged other political parties that contested the election with APGA to see the outcome as the will of God and join hands in moving the state to greater heights.
The State number one lawmaker enjoined the Governor-elect, Professor Soludo to make good use of his potential and experience in governing the State, assuring him of total support of the state legislature.
Meanwhile, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in the just concluded Anambra State governorship election Mr Valentine Ozigbo has congratulated the governor elect Professor Chukwuma Soludo, and wished him well as well as prayed for the success of his administration.