Chukwuma Soludo, the governor of Anambra State, described his first 100 days in office as difficult and trying, but he was sure he would succeed.
Soludo asked state people to support his government rather than show compassion for the unsettling instability the state was feeling as a result of criminals known only as “unknown gunmen” in a broadcast to mark the event.
He claimed that because he had properly sought for the position of state governor, he was familiar with the duties involved.
He declared: “My deputy, Dr. Onyekachukwu Ibezim, and I have served as your governor and deputy governor for the past 100 days.
“I do not like to celebrate my 100th day in office. I would rather offer you an annual report, and we eagerly anticipate the first one in March of the following year.
“The past 100 days have been really difficult and difficult. So far, so good—but it has been a rough road. We strive nonstop every day to avoid disappointing you. We have decided that we must take that action in order to bring you joy and pride.
“Let me just say that I duly applied for this job, for anyone who wishes to commiserate with me.
A crusade to rebuild our motherland has been launched.
The majority of people can attest that the severe insecurity is being gradually contained, and we continue to be unfazed. Something is happening in many Anambra State communities even as I speak to you.
“This administration is supported by five pillars, of which security, law, and order is the first. The Ministry of Homeland Affairs, which we recently established, also introduced the Security and Emergency Crack Team.
“In order to rally the populace against insecurity, we have started a mobilization and education campaign and collaborated with clergymen and others.
“The people are battling together to stop the lucrative criminal industry and acts of idolatry.
As a result of the criminals’ exposure, our people are leading the battle and
We still have a long way to go to make sure we stop criminality, which took years to establish itself. In Anambra State, no more will criminals hide out in bushes, forests, or houses.