Anambra State Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, has made a bold move to tackle the issue of street urchins in Onitsha, the bustling commercial city of the state. Onitsha is a city with a rich history and is considered the heart of Igbo civilization.
Soludo made this announcement during the Ofala Festival, a celebration of the monarch of Onitsha Ancient Kingdom, Obi Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe, also known as Agbogidi. Speaking to the people of Onitsha, Soludo emphasized the importance of the city in the progress of the Igbo community.
Soludo expressed his determination to rid Onitsha of thugs and hoodlums. He assured the residents that action would be taken to ensure their safety and security. The governor stated that an operation would be launched in the coming weeks to address this issue.
Soludo’s commitment to improving the security situation in Onitsha is a step towards creating a better future for the city. By tackling the problem of street urchins and criminals, the governor aims to restore Onitsha’s reputation as a thriving and safe place for its residents.