President Buhari Arrives Lagos, Sanwo-Olu, Others Welcome Him at Airport
- President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Nigeria's economic capital, Lagos, for some important engagements
- The Nigerian leader arrived the city in the early hours of Thursday, December 9, and was received by the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu
- While in Lagos, the president is expected to attend a book launch and commission naval boats and helicopters
Lagos, Nigeria - President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Lagos state on Thursday, December 9.
Channels TV reported that the president touched down at the Presidential Lounge of the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos in the early hours of the day.
Legit.ng gathers that the president was received at the airport by the governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and other officials.
President Buhari is reportedly scheduled to commission naval boats and helicopters during the visit.
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He is also expected to attend the book launch of Chief Bisi Akande, a former chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Senate sends Buhari important advice over Navy's largest ship
Meanwhile, President Buhari has been advised to take over the NNS ARADU, the Nigerian Navy's largest ship. The call was made by the lawmakers of the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday, December 1, during the plenary.
In a motion raised by Senator Thompson Sekibo and 14 other lawmakers, the Senate said it is important for the president to take charge and resuscitate the Navy fleet.
The lawmakers said the repairs of the ship became necessary for national security, safety and pride for the nation.
Buhari will leave Nigeria better than he met it, says Senator Amosun
In other news, a former governor of Ogun state and senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial District, Ibikunle Amosun, has stated that President Buhari has done more good for the country and will leave office in 2023 a hero.
Amosun made the comment while making comparisons of the six years administration of his party, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) with the sixteen years rule of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the country's current main opposition party.
Amosun, a certified chartered accountant, made the comment during an event commemorating the 2021 Annual Week celebration of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Oyo state council in Ibadan.