Anambra State governor, Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo, has expressed the hope that former Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano, who is currently being detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will be released soon.
Governor Soludo expressed this optimism during a thanksgiving Mass held at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Isuofia.
Governor Soludo said, ‘The former governor, Obiano, is a good man and he did his best for Anambra State. He will be released soon.’
In his inaugural speech during his Inauguration, Soludo had also paid a glowing tribute to former Governor Willie Obiano, describing him as an honourable gentleman and a leader
Former Governor Willie Obiano who was arrested by EFCC on the night of Thursday, March 17, is being investigated on a number of alleged embezzlement of funds which are yet to be proven.
Obiano who enjoys considerable support in Anambra State is largely credited as one governor Anambra had produced who had improved the infrastructural development of the state significantly.
Obiano was released last Wednesday