President Buhari to visit southeast state, plans to commission special projects
- The Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma has stated that preparations for president Muhammadu Buhari’s visit is all set
- The governor, while speaking with newsmen in Owerri, on Sunday, September 5, said the president would commission some important projects carried out by his administration
- Governor Uzodinma hinted that his recent visit to the FCT was to address some political matters and critical issues that can be well handled in Abuja
Governor Hope Uzodinma has revealed that all is set for President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state on Thursday, September 9.
This Day reported that the Imo state governor made this disclosure on Sunday, September 5, while addressing journalist at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport in Owerri.
Uzodimma, while commenting on his return from his official trip to the Federal Capital Territory, said that the president would commission some special projects implemented by his administration.
The governor said that he visited Abuja to “address some political matters and some critical issues that are supposed to be handled in Abuja.”
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He listed the issues to include getting federal government’s assistance on the World Bank programmes on rural roads, ecological programmes, the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management (NEWMAP) projects and other erosion control issues, The Cable also reported.
“While in Abuja, I secured approval for President Buhari to visit Imo on Thursday, September 9, to commission some significant projects put together by the Shared Prosperity Administration.''
Speaking further on his role as the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council, for the Anambra governorship election, Uzodimma acknowledged the importance of the responsibility thrust on him by the party.
The governor assured that he was doing his best to disseminate the message of what the people stand to gain should they vote in the APC in the November 6 election.
Buhari to Andy Uba: I’m anxious of your victory, presents APC Flag
Earlier, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, August 31 handed the All Progressives Congress (APC) flag to Senator Andy Uba, a routine act that signifies the politician is the authentic candidate of the APC ahead of the Anambra governorship election scheduled for Saturday, November 6.
Speaking after handing Senator Uba the APC flag, Buhari said he is anxious of Uba's success in the coming poll.
Legit.ng gathered that the Imo state governor and chairman, Anambra APC campaign council, Senator Hope Uzodimma had earlier presented Uba to the president at the Presidential Villa.