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Charles Soludo who is the Governor of Anambra State has made some open claims that most of the criminals who they have apprehended for criminal activities in the State are unknown gunmen and Igbos as well.
According to the Governor, Anambra’s wealth has made it one of the hottest targets of kidnappers.
Soludo stated this during an interview on Channels TV’s Politics Today on Sunday.
The governor had also claimed that contrary to claims, those perpetrating criminalities are known and not unknown as being reported in the media.
“They are not unknown gunmen, they are unknown to the extent that maybe are not caught immediately.
“Let me be clear about it: 100% of the people we have caught are Igbo. Nobody is invading from somewhere. It is 100% Igbo on Igbo.
“Anambra receives its share of influx of Igbo from other South-East States and other parts of Nigeria. The first set of people we caught are Igbos from the South-East States and not from Anambra (State).
“But as we went on, we discovered that a whole lot of the youth are joining them, we are dealing with them equally,” Soludo said.
In another related development, Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra has asserted that gunmen no longer have the capacity to carry out deadly attacks as usual in the state.
Soludo who is a professor of economics and former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), stated this while assessing the government’s performance since he assumed office as the state’s Chief Security Officer.
Speaking on a Channels Television program which was monitored by The Eastern Updates the present administration in Anambra has successfully brought the security threats in the state to the lowest level.