•Prof. Chukwuma Soludo
LAGOS (Sundiata Post) – The Igbo Progressive Union (IPU) has condemned the attack on Professor Chukwuma Soludo, a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and currently an APGA governorship aspirant in the 6 November 2021 election in Anambra State.
In a statement signed by Chief sir Eric Eze , OHANAEZE NIDIGBO GENERAL ASSEMBLY WORLD WIDE LAGOS STATE CHAPTER , the group condoled with the families of the policemen that lost their lives in the attack on Soludo.
Soludo had been attacked by gunmen on Wednesday at a political gathering when he was addressing youths in Isuofia community.
Three police officers attached to Soludo were killed during the attack.
The full statement by OHANAEZE NIDIGBO GENERAL ASSEMBLY WORLD WIDE LAGOS STATE CHAPTER reads:
“OHANAEZE NIDIGBO GENERAL ASSEMBLY WORLD WIDE LAGOS STATE CHAPTER the recent attack on the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof Charles Soludo and the killing of three police officers attached to him while holding a Town Hall meeting at his country home in Isuofia in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State.
“We commisserate with the Government and people of Anambra State over this ugly development.Our hearts go to the families of the gallant Police Officers who died defending their principal. We are dismayed and highly disturbed by this attempt to introduce thuggery, hooliganism and assassination to the political lexicon in Anambra State.We know, nevertheless, that Anambrarians will muster the necessary resolve to resist this under the purposeful leadership of Governor Willie Obiano who will not allow the state to descend into anarchy and political brigandage.
“The security agencies in the state should make these agents of darkness to know that their mission is dead on arrival and that any form of terrorism will not be accepted. The security agencies should also go after them and their sponsors and bring them to justice so that other like-minded persons may learn.”