Governor Soludo Stresses the Importance of Tolerance and Entrepreneurship for Igbos

Governor Soludo Emphasizes the Vital Role of Tolerance and Entrepreneurship for Igbos

Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra State has underscored the significance of tolerance and entrepreneurship within the Igbo community.

He emphasized that the Igbo people, known for their entrepreneurial skills and itinerant nature, cannot afford to be intolerant.

Speaking at the South East Economic and Security Summit

Governor Soludo made these remarks during the South East Economic and Security Summit held in Owerri, the capital of Imo State.

The event aimed to address the challenges of insecurity and economic disruptions facing the region while exploring solutions to mitigate these issues.

Promoting Open-Mindedness and Collaboration

Soludo expressed the region’s readiness to engage in business activities but stressed the importance of fostering partnerships.

He highlighted the need for collaboration with other regions within the country, engagement with the diaspora, and cooperation with the international community.

A Call for Long-Term Planning

Furthermore, Governor Soludo emphasized the unwavering commitment of the South East governors to the Southeast agenda.

He called for the development of a comprehensive 100-year plan for the region, emphasizing the necessity of a collective sense of self-belief to execute this visionary plan.

Addressing Regional Challenges

The South East governors convened the two-day summit with the primary objective of addressing the challenges of insecurity and economic disruptions currently affecting the region.

It serves as a platform to assess these issues comprehensively and strategize for their resolution.

Building a Livable and Prosperous Homeland

In his address, Governor Soludo urged the Igbo community to think critically about their homeland and actively contribute to its development.

He emphasized that as a people known for their itinerant nature and presence across various regions, tolerance and open-mindedness are essential qualities that will contribute to building a livable and prosperous homeland.

Governor Soludo’s remarks underscore the importance of embracing diversity and collaboration to foster economic growth and security in the Southeast region.

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