The All Progressives Congress in Anambra State has told the new governor, Chukwuma Soludo, to build the state Government House, saying that his predecessor, Willie Obiano, failed to do so.
The party said Soludo must in any way not fail to give Anambra State a befitting Government House by March 17, 2025, which is the next swearing-in.
In a statement in Awka, on Thursday, the party’s state Publicity Secretary, Okelo Madukaife, said the party rejoiced with Ndi Anambra, as “one era of governance ends in the executive arm and another begins, retaining the same legislature.”
Madukaife welcomed Obiano to the league of ex-governors in the state and said the new government must not lack the courage to confront issues as they were.
He also said the party hoped that the new government being sworn in today would resolve all complications introduced into the Awka traffic system.
He berated Obiano for lacking the courage to deepen democracy in the state during his eight-year rule, unlike many other states did.
He congratulated Anambra people and noted that from the onset, it has been difficult for APGA to raise courageous governors who could tackle the challenges of the state head-on.
He said, “We wish the eight-year state government led by Gov. Obiano had the courage to deepen democracy like many states, including all APC-governed states did or otherwise denounce it and take the state through alternative governance.
“We welcome the new government of Anambra State to the saddle, following the proposed 20-minute inauguration, and warn that given the enormity of work left to be done and still accruing, the honeymoon will be short, and more than speaking English Language and theatrics will be required for the right impact.
“To aid this goal, the outgoing government should unequivocally state in the public glare, what its successor is inheriting in finance, assets and all other indices as the farewell address- all prose and no hard facts or figures-has failed to do.