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Buhari Arrives Ebonyi for Umahi Projects, Interface with South-east Leaders

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday commenced a two-day working visit to Ebonyi with the inauguration of projects at King David University of Medical Sciences, Uburu.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the president’s aircraft landed at Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu at about 10.a.m. on Wednesday.

Buhari was received by Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi and some governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) including the Chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum, Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu.

Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo and his counterpart from Jigawa, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar were also on solidarity visit to welcome the president to Ebonyi.

The president departed the airport for Uburu, where he inaugurated Twin Flyover, 12 km dual carriage Federal road from Mbu, Enugu State to Uburu, Ebonyi as well as facilities and equipment at the university.

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

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

Other projects to be inaugurated by the president while in Abakaliki include new Government House, Centenary City and 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.

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 an Ebonyi Shopping Mall.

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

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