Buhari Arrives Ebonyi On Two-Day Visit, To Commission 16 Projects
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday arrived Ebonyi State to commission some infrastructure projects.
The president who was accompanied by Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi among other top government officials arrived at the state at about 11. 15 am.
The streets in the capital city wore new looks with different security personnel seen at strategic locations.
The helicopter conveying the president with registration number: 5N–FG1 landed on the pavilion inside the governor’s residence in his hometown, Uburu, Ohaozara Local Government Area of the state.
The president after exchanging pleasantries with top government officials, and traditional rulers among others who came to welcome him, inspected a guard of honour mounted by the Nigerian Army.
The projects, up to 16, include the ultra-modern King David University of Medical Sciences, Uburu, Ohaozara local government area, with adjourning roads and flyover and the newly constructed presidential lounge Abakaliki.
The president is also expected to inaugurate the ultra-modern Ebonyi international shopping mall, facilities at the newly constructed government house, and completed road projects in the state among others.
President Buhari commended the Ebonyi State Government for executing what he describes as life-changing projects for economic transformation in the state.
For the governor, David Umahi, his government will continue to support the Federal Government’s agenda of economic diversification through state-of-the-art projects.