President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled inaugurate some projects in Imo state on September 13.
This is the second time the president will be in Imo under the administration of Hope Uzodinma, governor of the state.
In September 2021, Buhari visited the state to inaugurate some completed road projects and flagged off the construction of new ones.
In a statement on Wednesday, Oguike Nwachukwu, media aide of the governor, said during his visit, the president would inaugurate two road projects and the reconstructed house of assembly complex.
“The two road projects slated for Mr. President’s commissioning includes the 36 kilometre dualized Owerri/Orlu road and the first phase of the dualised 53 kilometre Owerri/Okigwe road,” Nwachukwu said.
“The assembly complex has been re-equipped and refurbished with state of the art equipment/gadgets and furniture that have brought it to a world class standard and in fact, the best in Nigeria today.”
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President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to pay a working visit to Imo State on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, to commission the two signature road projects of the 3-R administration.
The president will as well commission the newly reconstructed Imo State House of Assembly Complex.
Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State disclosed this to newsmen through a press release signed by his Chief Press Secretary and media adviser, Oguwuike Nwachukwu .
The release reads, “The Executive Council of Imo State confirmed, after its weekly meeting, confirmed that President Buhari will on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 pay a one day visit to Imo to commission the two signature road projects of the 3-R administration as well as the newly reconstructed Imo State House of Assembly Complex.
“Rising from the meeting, Wednesday, presided over by Governor Uzodimma, the Hon Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Mbadiwe Emelumba said Mr. President’s second visit to Imo said Imo people residing at all the nooks and crannies of Imo State cannot wait to receive their beloved President.
“The two critical road projects slated for Mr. President’s commissioning are the 36 kilometre dualized Owerri/Orlu road and the first phase of the dualised 53 kilometre Owerri/Okigwe Road.
“The two roads qualify as one the best roads in Nigeria and even anywhere in the world” and that “the two roads have made a difference in the economic development and improvement of the State cutting across over seven Local Governments.
“The Assembly Complex has been re-equipped and re-furbished with state of the art equipment/gadgets and furniture that have brought it to a world class standard and in fact, the best in Nigeria today.
Confirming the readiness of the two dualized roads for commissioning by Mr. President, the Hon. Commissioner for Works, Barr. Ralph Nwosu explained: “The roads are ready. The states of the road infrastructure are all in place and the State is good to go.
“At the commencement of the day’s Executive Council Meeting Governor Uzodimma performed the swearing-in ceremony of a Commissioner designate, Chief Cosmas Nwabueze Maduba who was unavoidably absent on August 17, 2022, the day his colleagues were sworn-in.”