The Governor of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has dismissed the viral reports of an alleged $20m Anambra State investment in Sabmiller Group.
In a statement on Saturday, the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr Christian Aburime, said the statement credited to Soludo was completely false adding that the governor never made or issued such statement.
In the press release titled, “Re: $20m Anambra State investment in Sabmiller Group”, Aburime urged the Anambra people and the general public to ignore the said “misleading” report.
The statement read in part, “The above news trending online in some social media handles, alleging that Anambra State Governor, Prof Chukwuma Charles Soludo announced today; 29-04-2022, that the $20m which former Governor of the state, Mr Peter Obi invested on behalf of Anambra State in Sabmiller Group is now worth $100m.
“The writer further claimed that from today; 29-04-2022, Anambra State now owns the highest share in the global company.
“This is to notify the public that the statement allegedly credited to Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo is completely false. The governor never made or issued any statement to that effect.
“It is untrue and should be completely disregarded.”