Charles Soludo, the newly inaugurated Governor of Anambra State, has apologized to Nigerians over a face-off between wife of the immediate former governor of the state, Ebelechukwu Obiano and Bianca Ojukwu, wife of the late Odimegwu Ojukwu during his inauguration on Thursday morning.
The governor, in a statement by Joe C.
Anatune, head of his media team described the incident as a breach of protocol.
“Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo hereby apologizes to all Anambra people, friends and guests who attended his inauguration this morning as the Anambra State governor for the breach of protocol,” the statement read.
“The breach was caused by improper communication which itself arose from a personal issue between the two parties involved in the breach.”
According to the statement, steps are being taken to resolve the misunderstanding and restore the parties to their previous relationship.
“Anambra State has over the years been known for a huge stock of social harmony, and the stock will increase substantially in the years ahead as part of the concerted effort to accelerate the state’s development.”