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Soludo Tables ₦410B 2024 Budget To Anambra House Of Assembly

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Anambra State, Governor Chukwuma Soludo has presented a draft budget of ₦410 billion for Anambra State in 2024.

The Eastern Updates reports that Soludo presented the budget estimate to the State House of Assembly in Awka, the Anambra State capital on Tuesday.

The governor disclosed that there is only about 57.8 percent increase in the present budget compared to the 2023 budget of over ₦280 billion.

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While the Recurrent expenditure accounts for N96.2 billion, the Capital expenditure is ₦313.9 billion, indicating that 77 percent of the entire budget is targeted at Capital expenditure.

The governor said that with the budget, the state is changing gears towards the promised transformation agenda for a liveable and prosperous smart mega city.

In another report, the Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra State, Ifeatu Obi-Okoye, has ruled out the possibility of any strong political force removing Prof Chukwuma Soludo from the governorship seat in 2025.

The chairman who spoke with journalists in his office in Awka, the Anambra State capital, said APGA was not afraid of the impact of the Obidient movement, insisting that it would fizzle out before long.

The obidient movement is a political support group of the former governor of the state and Labour Party presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi.

Obi-Okoye said, twice APGA has beaten candidates sponsored by Obi and would most likely beat anyone he sponsors by 2025.

He said, ‘By Labour candidate you mean Valentine Ozigbo, is it not? Unfortunately, that name has become synonymous with losing elections. If he contests, he will be contesting against his homeboy from Aguata (Soludo).

‘So, I can say the ObIdient man (Obi), APGA has beaten him twice. We beat him when he brought a man from Ogbaru, Oseloka Obaze, and we beat him again when he brought Val Ozigbo.

‘What happened in the last Obidient Movement is a lesson to Igbo and should not repeat itself. It was like what happened in 1967 when we went to war with Nigeria without preparation. It is not likely to happen to Ndigbo again.

‘There will be no Obidient movement in the Anambra governorship election because that movement was tied around an emotion to become president of Nigeria. It had nothing to do with Peter Obi as a person.’

Obi-Okoye added that APGA has admonished Soludo to concentrate on his good governance and deliver quality infrastructures, which he said will make his victory seamless.

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