Willie Obiano, governor of Anambra State, has been sworn in for second term in office. Obiano, who was reelected on November 18, 2017, was sworn in alongside his deputy, Dr. Nkem Okeke. The Chief Judge of the state, Justice Peter Umeadi, led them in the oath of office. In his speech, the governor vowed to fight criminals in the state to a standstill. He said he would tighten security to ensure Anambra State remains the safest state in the country. While assuring that major roads in Onitsha Nnewi and Awka would be fixed, Obiano said he would set up state of the art hospital in the three senatorial districts. The governor also said he would encourage small and medium enterprises in the state to boost economic powers of the people and assured the completion of the airport project. Among the dignitaries who attended the swearing-in was President Muhammadu Bihari, the minister of labour and employment, Dr Chris Ngige, who stood in for Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, among numerous others.