Soludo denies collecting $28m to blackmail Peter Obi
Governor of Anambra State, Prof. Charles Soludo, on Thursday denied allegation claiming that he collected $28 million to blackmail the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi.
Soludo made this denial.while speaking with newsmen in Awka after the Thanksgiving mass for Most Rev. Paulinus C. Ezeokafor in celebration of his 70th birthday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.
He, “If I had truly received $28 million to blackmail my brother, Peter Obi, I should be extremely wealthy as of today.
“For those forging blackmail and all that, including the one they said I collected bribe to say what I said, I asked them to bring it so I will use it to construct roads for Anambra people. If Soludo is into bribery, I would have been a multi-trillionaire now.
“Today is very special. When we came into the service, it was the first time, Obi and I are meeting at a public event and in a Catholic Church which the two of us belong to. I think it was divine.
“When I came in, I quickly went to where he sat and hugged him, people watched with bewilderment as if it was a drama, asking if it was not the same people quarrelling,” he added.