By Christian Aburime
Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo, the pragmatic Governor of Anambra State has re-assured that his government is people-oriented and intently focused on delivering the dividends of democracy to the good people of Anambra State who elected him into office
Governor Chukwuma Soludo was on Arise TV, early morning show on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 fielding questions from the presenters
Governor Soludo who spoke on a number of issues asserted that his government remains irrevocably committed to improving the welfare and standard of living of the common man in Anambra State
He reiterated that the problems to be solved are daunting but not insurmountable.
He assured that with the support and cooperation of the resourceful people of the state the problems confronting the state will be surmounted and the liveable prosperous homeland will become a reality
He lamented the lean resources of the state but promised that every effort will be made to improve the financial base of the government. He maintained that the government will reform the revenue collection system of the state following the ban of the illegal activities of touts (Agberos) who has been collecting revenue indiscriminately
On his historic visit to Okpoko, the community regarded as the biggest urban slum in the South East, Governor Soludo assured it will be cleaned up with good drainage to avert perennial flooding which the area usually experience anytime it rains
He also emphasised on his home-grown economic philosophy which has started yielding dividends, with higher demand for Akwete cloths and improved patronage of other locally produced goods
On the issue of insecurity which has pervaded the entire South-Eastern Region and the weekly sit-at-home syndrome, Governor Soludo said both issues will be adequately addressed adding that his first major meeting he had when he was sworn in was on security issues. He also condemned the sit-at-home syndrome as anti – people especially the downtrodden and daily business earners who suffer business losses. He assured the issue will equally be resolved.
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