The Newly sworn in Governor of Anambra state, Professor Soludo, though expressed worry over the incident, concentrated on his signing of the documents before the state Chief Judge of the state, Justice Onochie Anyachebelu.
And while beginning his speech, he said: “Those who also want to leave can as well do so.
“The Anambra we are talking about is a place of law and order.
At the time he was speaking, former Governor Obiano and his wife had left the scene.
Drama ensued on Thursday at the inauguration of Prof Chukwuma Soludo as the governor of Anambra when the wife of outgoing Gov. Willie Obiano, Ebelechukwu and Mrs Bianca Ojukwu were involved in a fracas at the event.
There are, however, contradictory reports as to who slapped who first.
But The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who was at the scene of the event reports that the incident occurred immediately after Soludo took his oath of office.
Soludo had already taken the oath of office and was signing the papers when Obiano’s wife arrived.
She went straight to where Bianca Ojukwu was sitting and told her, ” you said we will never win the governorship and here you are. You are a witch.
Instantly, Bianca slapped her and fight ensured at the high table
Security men rushed to separate them and dragged Mrs Obiano to where her husband was seated calmly.
As soon as Soludo finished signing the documents, Obiano and his wife left.
Bianca Ojukwu stayed till the end of the ceremony.