Lagos beefs up security at airport ahead of Buhari's visit

Lagos beefs up security at airport ahead of Buhari's visit

A high number of security operatives were on Wednesday, April 24, deployed to strategic positions at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, ahead of the working visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state.

The security operatives were already at their respective positions at about 7.15am, The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Legit.ng gathers that they included officers from the Nigeria Air Force, Nigeria Customs Service, Nigeria Immigration Service and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.

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Also on ground were officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps who were observed controlling the traffic situation within the airport and its environs.

Buhari is visiting Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria, to inaugurate some projects executed by the Lagos state government.

The projects are – Institute of Maternal and Child Health (Ayinke House), Lagos Theatre, Oshodi Transport Interchange and International Airport Road as well as 820 mass transit buses.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Lagos state government announced on Tuesday, April 23, that preparations were on top gear to host President Muhammadu Buhari on his official visit to the state on Wednesday, April 24.

This is the first time the Buhari will visit Lagos state since he was announced winner of the 2019 presidential election.

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The state government made the announcement in a statement issued by the state ministry of information and strategy.

The statement said during the one-day working visit, a number of state projects would be commissioned by the president.

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Source: Legit Nigeria

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