The governor of Anambra state, Charles Soludo, is mourning the devastating loss of his father, Simeon Nwankwo Soludo. The people of the state, in addition to the various leaders and government officials of the country, also expressed their sympathies to the governor on this loss.
The late Pa Simeon, who died earlier on Monday, November 6, 2023, passed on at 92. His loss was felt most deeply within the people of Anambra and those close to the governor’s family.
As the executive Governor of Anambra continues to mourn alongside his family, other leaders have started sending their condolences and strength.
Ikenna Iyiegbu (Onyechimelu’eze), widely known as Ike Cubana, has commiserated with the Executive Governor of Anambra State, Professor Charles Soludo, over the passing of his father, the late Pa Simeon Nwankwo Soludo.
In a statement by Ikenna Iyiegbu today, he expressed sadness over the death of Governor Soludo’s father. He said the passing of the governor’s father has created a great vacuum, not only in Soludo’s family but also in Anambra State as a whole.
Ike Cubana described Pa Soludo as a compassionate and loving father who has been a great source of inspiration, unity and hope to Soludo’s family and all those who have come across him.
Further, The Anambra State Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Sir Ifeatu Obi-Okoye, has described the demise of the father of Anambra State Governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, Late Pa Simeon Nwankwo Soludo (Ichie Akukananwa 1) as a huge loss to the state.
Chief Obi-Okoye shared a condolence statement on Monday, November 6, 2023. He said Anambra has lost an elder statesman whose invaluable contributions are needed at this critical stage of Anambra’s development.
According to him, the late Pa Simeon lived an accomplished life, having gifted Anambra a visionary leader, a dogged achiever and a pacesetter in the personality of Governor Soludo.
The Anambra State Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) commiserated with Governor Soludo, the entire family, and the people of Anambra State over the loss.