Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra state has congratulated president-elect Ahmed Bola Tinubu of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
In a statement on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, in Awka, the state capital, the governor also pleaded with Tinubu to ensure that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is released, adding that Kanu’s freedom is crucial to the return of peace to the Southeast.
Governor Soludo said, “Let me congratulate the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for his election. We congratulate your closest opponents for their courageous and impressive outing.
“I repeat my previous calls, and hereby, request our president-elect to release Mazi Nnamdi Kanu immediately after swearing-in. We need him around the table as an important stakeholder in discussions about healing and sustainable peace in the Southeast”