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Buhari In Ebonyi To inaugurate Projects And Meet With South-East Leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital on Thursday for a two-day working visit to inaugurate projects by the Dave Umahi led administration.

Loconaija gathered that the president’s aircraft landed at Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu, at about 10:00 a.m. on Thursday.

He was received by Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi and some governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) including the Chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi; Hope Uzodinma of Imo and Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa.

The president left the airport for Uburu, Ebonyi State, where he inaugurated Twin Flyover, a 12 km dual carriage federal road from Mbu, Enugu State to Uburu, Ebonyi State, as well as facilities and equipment at King David University of Medical Sciences.

He later proceeded to Muhammadu Buhari International Airport, Onueke via Chopper.

At Onueke, the president inaugurated a 5km dual carriage airport road and the airport Presidential Lodge.

Other projects to be inaugurated by the president while in Abakaliki include the new Government House, Centenary City and the reconstructed St. Margaret Umahi International Market complex, Abakaliki.

The president will also inaugurate the Aisha Buhari Wife of Governor’s Office Complex, Akanu Ibiam Lodge (new Governor’s Lodge), Ebonyi House.

Mr Buhari, who will be hosted to State Dinner by the Ebonyi State Government on Thursday night, will also inaugurate the Muhammadu Buhari Light Tunnel Flyover and Ebonyi Shopping Mall.

The president will conclude his visit to Ebonyi with a closed-door meeting with South-East leaders in Abakaliki before departing for Abuja on Friday.

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