The Anambra state governor, Prof C.C. Soludo has expressed optimism over his predecessor, Chief Willie Obiano, who is currently in detention at the EFCC facility for alleged mismanagement of public funds, will soon be released.
Governor Soludo expressed this optimism during a Thanksgiving mass held at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Isuofia, on Sunday, where he described the embattled former Governor as a good man who did his best, while in office as the governor of Anambra State.
It will also be recalled that in his inaugural speech during his Inauguration, Soludo has also at that occasion paid glowing tribute to former Governor Willie Obiano describing him as an honourable gentleman and a leader
Former Governor Willie Obiano who have been on the watch list of the anti-graft agency since last year, was arrested by EFCC on the night of Thursday, March 17, is being investigated on a number of alleged embezzlement of funds which are yet to be proven
Obiano who enjoys massive support in Anambra State is largely credited as one Governor Anambra has produced that has improved the infrastructural development of the State significantly.
It was his regime that built the Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport rated as one of the best Airports in the country.
This singular achievement was also commended by former President Olusegun Obasanjo during his visit to the State