Prof Chukwuma Soludo, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) within the November 6 Anambra State guber election, on Tuesday mentioned he and some different distinguished Igbo Indigenes facilitated the discharge of the chief of Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, in 2017.
Soludo mentioned he led 12 distinguished Igbos to Abuja for the discharge of Kanu in 2017, whereas additionally noting that he would proceed to guard the curiosity of Igbos in all their endeavours and incorporate them in his administration, particularly in making public insurance policies.
The previous Central Financial institution of Nigeria (CBN) governor spoke throughout an APGA political rally at Attani, Ogbaru Native Authorities Space (LGA), Anambra State, the place he addressed occasion trustworthy and his supporters.
He mentioned, “Let me remind us that I’ve been championing the reason for Igbos. In 2017, when Nnamdi Kanu was refused bail; I led 12-prominent personalities from Igboland to Kuje Jail, the place we facilitated his launch.
“I was the one that addressed journalists after the visit and a few days later, he was released. By that time, I did not know him.”
Soludo mentioned he was recalling it as a result of there was must type a formidable drive that may negotiate the progress and standing of Igbos in Nigeria.
“We want a platform, the place Igbos can be within the forefront and never on the rear, and APGA is the platform.
“The welfare of the South East may be achieved by correct dialogue and negotiation and never by arms battle and destruction of life and property,’’ Soludo burdened.
He mentioned his occasion was striving for prime pace improvement and the supply of primary infrastructure.
He, then, emphasised that APGA management below Gov. Willie Obiano had remained the perfect that had touched each sector of improvement.
Soludo promised to deploy his professionalism and political experience in offering for the wants of the individuals, stressing that his city renewal programme would start concurrently within the state.