Buhari Congratulates Anambra Gov-Elect, Charles Soludo

Charles Soludo

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as he emerges winner in the gubernatorial election in Anambra State.

Professor Charles Soludo, a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria was declared winner of the election by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday morning after he won 19 of the 21 local government areas of the state.

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The president in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, praised the security agencies for their determination to ensure that the election went on as smoothly as possible, and also the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the successful conclusion of the exercise despite the initial challenges encountered.

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President Buhari enjoined Prof. Soludo, member of the Presidential Economic Advisory Committee, to rally other stakeholders to tackle the enormous challenges confronting the State and the Southeast in general.

The President further said he looks forward to working with the incoming governor for the peace, security and development of not only Anambra State, but the entire country.

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