By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu
South-East Governors have been urged to key into Governor Soludo’s truth, peace and reconciliation initiative to restore stability in the region.
Speaking in Awka, the Convener Anambra Demand for Soludo (ADS) Chief Jude Emecheta said the zone needs such proactive measures to reclaim its socioeconomic and political space.
Fides reports that Chief Emecheta said the initiative will enable the Governor to generate the necessary data to identify the root causes of the challenges to provide permanent solutions.
He urged all stakeholders to be actively involved in the present drive to bring a new dawn and launch the state on a course of sustainable development, which he noted will open more windows of opportunities and improve the standard of living for the people.
Chief Emecheta extolled Governor Soludo for fulfilling the promise of embarking on the upgrade of the Okpoko Community and environs to transform it into a modern city and entrench new sanitation culture that would protect the health of the people and attract more businesses.
Also speaking, the State Vice Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA, Anambra Central, Sir Theophine Nnoli said the Governor started on a strong note in line with the provisions of his manifesto to clean up Okpoko and the entire Anambra State for a healthy environment.
Sir Theophine pointed out that maintaining a clean environment will drastically reduce the spread of diseases and illnesses and save the cost of frequenting hospitals and other consequences.
He said upgrading the Area will equally attract more investments and create more employment opportunities that will increase the productivity and income of the people.