LIVE: President Buhari Visits Imo To Commission Projects

LIVE: President Buhari Visits Imo To Commission Projects

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in the southeastern state of Imo to commission some projects by Governor Hope Uzodimma’s administration. 

The President arrived at the Sam Mbakwe Cargo Airport at exactly 11 am on Tuesday and was received by Governor Uzodimma and other leaders of the state.

Buhari was also welcomed by a crowd at the airport with most of them comprising men in red caps and white outfits. There were also women in traditional outfits dancing on the tarmac as the President arrived in Imo State.

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He is in the state to commission Okigwe and Orlu roads as well as the rehabilitated House of Assembly Complex in Owerri among others.

Tuesday’s visit is coming about one year after the Nigerian leader came to the state to launch projects and hold talks with Igbo leaders.

 

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In three different events at the three senatorial zones of Owerri, Okigwe and Orlu, President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned three different projects built by the 3R Government of Governor Hope Uzodimma vis-a-vis: the New Imo State House of Assembly Complex, the Owerri-Okigwe, and the Owerri-Orlu Federal roads.

Mr President who came on a working visit to Imo State, was received by a mammoth crowd from Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport in Ngor Okpala to the capital city of Owerri. From where the President commissioned the Imo State House of Assembly Complex Owerri; the Owerri-Okigwe road (phase one) at Amaraku and the Owerri-Orlu road at banana junction, Orlu.

While commissioning the projects, President Muhammadu Buhari commended Governor Hope Uzodimma for his visionary leadership and infrastructural development across the State. Mr President noted that this was his second time in Imo State within a year and both were for project commissioning.

He, therefore, called on Ndi Imo, to continue supporting the administration of Governor Hope Uzodimma and his developmental initiatives with a prediction of a total transformation, by the 3R Government, in Imo State. President Muhammadu Buhari encouraged Governor Hope Uzodimma not to drop the ball despite distractions by detractors.

President Muhammadu Buhari promised that, within what’s permissible by law, the Federal Government will support the Shared Prosperity administration of Governor Hope Uzodimma in the transformation of Imo State into a world-class industrial hub.

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