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Anambra State Governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, on Thursday night disclosed that the investments being credited to the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, were worth next to nothing.
Speaking in an interview on Channels TV’s Politics Today which was monitored by The Eastern Updates Soludo also said he was not aware of any investments by his predecessors.
Mr. Peter Obi was a two-term governor of Anambra State from 2006 to 2014.
Soludo, who was elected governor of the state after Obi’s successor, Willie Obiano, stated that he was invited for the interview to speak about his 2023 budget.
He was, however, asked about what had become of Obi’s investments in the state and if he was looking in that direction.
Responding, Soludo said, ‘…by the way the one (investment) that you’re talking about, I don’t know anything about that. I think there was something I read about somebody speculating about whatever investment. With what I’ve seen today, the value of those investments is worth next to nothing. So, let’s leave that aside.’
Meanwhile, Soludo also threw his weight behind the move by the CBN to redesign the Naira asserting that it is well within the province of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to redesign the country’s currency notes from time to time.
Soludo also pointed out that in line with CBN’s guidelines, Anambra State will adjust appropriately and respond to the new policy by the Central Bank, adding that his State has no problem with that.