The wife of former Governor of Anambra State, Ebelechukwu Obiano has formally tendered an apology to the newly sworn-in Governor of the state, Charles Soludo.
Ebelechukwu’s apology is over the slapping incident involving her and Bianca, wife of the late Biafran warlord, Chukwuemeka Odemegwu Ojukwu at Soludo’s inauguration at the State House, Awka last Thursday.
As seen in viral videos from the event, the former First Lady had walked majestically from her seat to where Bianca was seated where she was seen speaking some words that obviously got Bianca angry.
Bianca had in a reaction got up from her seat and slapped Ebelechukwu.
The shocked former First Lady wanted to react but was pulled away from Bianca.
In a statement, Ebelechukwu, while tendering an apology to Soludo and other dignitaries present, said there was no justification for the public embarrassment that happened on the day.
Those who know me can testify that before and throughout my eight years as the First Lady of State, I pursued peace, promoted philanthropic gestures which empowered many of our less privileged people. No excuse can therefore be tenable as justification for such public embarrassment, no matter the height of provocation.