President Buhari arrives in Imo State, meets South East stakeholders


President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Owerri, Imo state on a one-day official visit where he will inaugurate some developmental projects executed by the State Governor Hope Uzodinma.

The President on arrival was received at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport by the Imo state Gov. Hope Uzodinma, the Chairman of the South East Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ebonyi, Dave Umahi, and the All Progressives Congress Anambra State gubernatorial candidate, Andy Uba.

Others at the airport to welcome the President included some cabinet Ministers and Presidential aides from the South East, the Executive Secretary of NALDA, Mr Paul Ikonne, as well as other Federal and State government officials.

The president is expected to, among others, inaugurate first phase of the Naze/Nekede/Ihiagwa/Obinze link road, Balloon Driven/flood control tunnel and Egheada bypass road.

Before departing Owerri back to Abuja, the President will hold a townhall meeting with stakeholders from the south east zone of the country.



NAN/Emmanuel Ukoh

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