Prominent Anambra indigenes rise against attack on Soludo


In Anambra,  the state big wigs among the citizenry with the civil society groups and other indigenes have risen against the attack on a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof Charles Soludo, on Wednesday, NATIONAL PANEL gathered.

According to the Nation,  foremost economist and governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) was attacked at the Civic Centre in his Isuofia country home while addressing youths.

We gathered during the attack, three of his security personnel were killed while others were injured but Soludo was taken out of the venue unhurt

Anambra Police Command said it had arrested one of the suspects and still hunting for others.

Nation also reports that one the prominent indigenes of the state, Sir Jude Emecheta said, it was shocking such a thing could happen to someone like Soludo in Anambra State.

He wondered some people would want the former CBN governor dead, adding that those who were instrumental to it would face the wrath of God soon
Chief Obi Ochije, a front line politician with APGA and a Rights Activist, said: “Those who were involved in such act are devils and don’t deserve to live.”

The Anambra Civil Society Network (ACSONET), a foremost Citizens-stakeholders platform, also condemned the attack.

Chairman of the group, Prince Chris Azor, described the incident as scary and absolutely unacceptable.

Azor said the incident was one of the envisaged early warning signs precursory to the vital election.

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