The Anambra State Governor-elect , Professor Charles Soludo has set up an eighty man committee to oversee a peaceful transition from the Willie Obiano led administration to the incoming government by march 17, 2022.
Former Minister of Education Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili will be the Head of the Governorship Transition Committee from the Governor Willie Obiano administration to the official swearing in event.
An official Press release by the Media Officer of Prof Charles Soludo signed by Mr Joe Anatune, says this is to ensure a seamless transition from the Governor Willie Obiano’s administration to a Chukwuma Charles Soludo-led administration as from 17th March, 2022.
It notes that the full Terms of Reference for the Committee as well as its mode of operation will be communicated during the inauguration/first plenary sessions scheduled for 19- 22nd January, 2022 at the Golden Tulip (Agulu Lake) Hotel, Anambra State.
Some notable names that make up the committee include the speaker of the state house of Assembly, Mr Uche Okafor, Professor Benedict Okey Oramah, Professor Pat Utomi and Professor Chidi Odinkalu.
Others include Mr. Steve Nworga, Chief Osita Chidoka, (Dr) Ben Nwankwo, Dr. Alex Otti, Chief Akachukwu Nwankpo and Dr. Alex Obiogbolu among others.
Meanwhile reactions have continued to trail the composition of the Transition Committee list released by the Governor Elect.
A grassroots politician and community leader, Chief Obi Ochije while speaking with newsmen said quality of people on the list has shown that the incoming governor was serious about developing the state to an enviable height.
According to him, Professor Soludo’s transition committee list which has technocrats and professionals from almost all spheres means that he will run an all inclusive government devoid of party affiliation and ethnic sentiment.
Chief Ochije commended the governor-elect for picking such quality and power packed committee comprising people from within and neighboring states.
” the list shows that the governor elect is coming with a good vision for the state . He is coming to show that Anambra state will be better with his administration.
That list has so many people who knows what it takes to make a state greater. Soludo has demonstrated that his government will be for everybody and not for only his party”
He therefore appealed to the people to always remember the outgoing government of governor Willie Obiano and the Governor elect, Professor Charles Soludo in their prayers as good followership encourages those in leadership positions to do better.
The Transition Committee list is made up of Twelve Professors, Seventeen PhD holders and other technocrats and professionals.