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Release of Nnamdi Kanu will bring peace to Southeast region, Soludo tells Tinubu

The governor of Anambra state, Charles Soludo, has pleaded with President-elect Bola Tinubu to ensure the release of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, when he assumes office on May 29.

The governor made the appeal in a congratulatory message he sent to Tinubu on his victory in the February 25 presidential election.

In a statement released, Soludo said Anambra is ready to collaborate with the federal government to achieve a high standard of development in his state.

“Let me also congratulate the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his election. Nigeria is the winner, and I am confident that a better future lies ahead of us, congratulations to all Nigerians. We pledge to collaborate and partner with you and the federal government for the development of Anambra state and Nigeria. This is the only country that we call ours and we must make it work.”he said

With regards to Kanu, Governor Soludo said Tinubu should release Kanu because he is a crucial stakeholder in the realization of sustainable peace in the Southeast region.

“In this regard, may I repeat my previous calls and hereby request our president-elect to release Mazi Nnamdi Kanu immediately after swearing-in (that is, if he is not released before then). We need him around the table as an important stakeholder in discussions about healing and sustainable peace in the south-east. Elections and partisan politics are over, and we should all now focus 100 percent of our time on delivering good governance to our people.” he said

Prevail Inegbenose

Prevail Inegbenose is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Spark Media & Entertainment Ventures, the Publisher of Spark News Daily - Nigeria's most sought-after online newspaper in Government, Politics, Sport, Entertainment and Religion. Prevail Inegbenose studied Mass Communication from the prestigious Auchi Polytechnic Auchi and graduated in 2007. He is an experienced journalist with 16 years of active and practical journalism. Prevail Inegbenose is the Lead Pastor, House of God Int'l - Rest Tabernacle, Abuja - Nigeria. Tel: 08039564796.

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