Anambra 2025: Group Holds Mega Rally in support of Gov. Soludo’s Re-election

By: Ukpa Ewa

As the Anambra gubernatorial election draws near, groups as well as individuals have continued to pitch their tents with their favourite candidate.

A group under the aegis of Soludo Ambassadors held a rally in the State to declare support for Governor Chukwuma Soludo’s administration and his continuity project.

The mega rally which was organized by people from the seven Local Government Areas of the Anambra North senatorial zone on Saturday, March 16, 2024, held at Oyi Local Government Headquarters, Nteje with the theme : Soldering the Solution Agenda.

Addressing participants during the rally, the Speaker, Anambra State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Somto Udeze noted that the passion shown by the people of Anambra North Senatorial zone was enough proof that citizens were happy with Prof. Soludo’s government and its progress.

Hon. Udeze noted that the completion and commissioning of over 100 roads across the state was a clear indication that governor Soludo’s administration was focused and ready to provide more infrastructural development during his second tenure

The speaker who described Prof. Soludo as a seasoned administrator based on the projects ongoing across 30 constituencies of the State, insisted that one good turn deserved another.

The National Leader and Founder of Soludo Ambassadors, Mr. Ossy Onuko, who is also the Managing Director of Awka Capital Territory Development Authority said the support group was working for Anambra’s continued progress.
He emphasized that the rally was geared towards showcasing Governor Soludo’s remarkable achievements across the state.

Mr Onuko outlined Governor Soludo’s accomplishments in the state to include the transformation of Okpoko into a community, beautification of Awka with recreational centers, employment of over 5,000 teachers, revitalization of the healthcare system, and the completion of 247 kilometers of roads out of 470 kilometers of roads awarded.

The Special Adviser to Governor Soludo on Political Matters, Mr. Alex Obiogbolu in his speech, described the Soludo Ambassadors as the most active support group in the state, having held rallies in all three senatorial zones.
He also recounted Prof. Soludo’s achievements in various sectors, including road construction, technological advancements and free healthcare services.

The Commissioner for Transport, Mrs. Patricia Igwebuike and the commissioner for Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Mr. Anthony Ifeanya who felicitated with the group, expressed support for the Soludo administration, and praised his efforts in road construction, technology and provision of free healthcare for women. They reaffirmed the support of Anambra North for Soludo’s second term bid.

The rally which attracted crowds from seven Local Government Areas comprising of Ogbaru, Anambra West, Anambra East, Onitsha North, Onitsha South, Ayamelum, had in attendance the National Coordinator of Soludo Ambassadors, Chief Kenneth Nwachukwu, Coordinator Anambra North Soludo Ambassadors, Sir Ejiofor Egwuatu.

Others were representatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Igwe Prof. Charles Anikweze of Awkuzu, All Progressives Grand Alliance Vice Chairman, Transition Committee Chairman of Oyi Local Government Area Mr. Emma Nweke, Women groups, students community among others.

Highpoint of the event was the award of certificates to the Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy and Community Affairs, Mr. Tony Nwabunwanne, and the traditional ruler of Umueri, Igwe Benneth Emeka as patrons, in recognition of their support to the group.

It also featured cultural displays by various groups.

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