The Southern Governors Forum, SGF, has congratulated Charles Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, over his victory at the just-concluded November 6 Anambra State governorship election.
SGF said it’s prepared to work with Soludo in resolving the economic and insecurity challenges confronting the southern part of the country.
The forum’s congratulatory message was conveyed by its Chairman and Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, through his Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, NAN reports.
Akeredolu said the insecurity and economic challenges in the southern part of the country and the nation at large requires joint efforts and unwavering commitment.
He said: “We look forward to working with Soludo under the auspices of the SGF for the peace, security and development of Anambra, southern Nigeria, and the country at large.
“No doubt, we will be happy to explore the experience of the governor-elect as it relates to the economy and also to help in our efforts to keep the people of southern Nigeria safe.
“Soludo’s experience as a consummate economist will be of great asset to the good people of Anambra, the Southern Governors’ Forum and indeed the entire country.
“Our efforts toward economic integration and enhanced socio-economic relationship in the SGF will undoubtedly, be boosted in many respects.
“On behalf of my colleagues in the SGF, I congratulate Prof. Soludo and wish him the best as he prepares for the Herculean task ahead.”