UPDATE: Acting President Yemi Osinbajo arrives Calabar

UPDATE: Acting President Yemi Osinbajo arrives Calabar

- Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived Calabar, the capital of Cross Rivers state

- Security was reportedly beefed up in the city in anticipation of his visit

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived Calabar, the capital of Cross River state on a visit on Thursday, June 1.

Legit.ng gathered that security in the state has been reportedly beefed up to ensure the safe visit of the Acting President.

The city has also been redecorated and streets allegedly repainted so the state capital could wear a new look for Osinbajo, The Sun reports.

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Osinbajo at Calabar
Osinbajo at Calabar

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state yesterday, May 31, told pressmen that the stage was set to receive Osinbajo.

Ayade said: “We are working day and night to ensure that the Acting President takes a guided tour around the Ayade industrial park, Calabar International Convention Centre, Monorail and Power plant among others to see all we have accomplished within two years and the galaxy of our achievements within the limits of what we have."

Below are some images of the Acting President's visit in Calabar.

UPDATE: Acting President Yemi Osinbajo arrives Calabar
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo received a very warm welcome on his arrival in Calabar

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UPDATE: Acting President Yemi Osinbajo arrives Calabar
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is in Calabar

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UPDATE: Acting President Yemi Osinbajo arrives Calabar
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo received in Calabar

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UPDATE: Acting President Yemi Osinbajo arrives Calabar
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo arrives Calabar

Meanwhile, Osinbajo has invited Senate president, Bukola Saraki and speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, to Aso Rock for the signing of the 2017 budget.

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The meeting between Osinbajo and the leadership of the National Assembly is scheduled to take place on Thursday, June 1.

Ita Enang, the senior special assistant to the president on legislative matters, officially informed the leadership of the National Assembly that Osinbajo will sign the budget on Thursday, June 1.

A source reportedly revealed that: "Enang informed the leadership of the senate that acting president would be sign the budget tomorrow at 9am.

“So, the presiding officers are expected to be there.”

Watch Legit.ng video of Osinbajo giving a speech during the Biafra at 50 anniversary day:

Source: Legit.ng

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