Heavy Security as President Buhari Visits Lagos to Commission Important Projects

Heavy Security as President Buhari Visits Lagos to Commission Important Projects

  • President Muhammadu Buhari, in the coming days would be leading the ruling party's campaign team to rally support for Bola Tinubu, the APC standard-bearer
  • Away from the 2023 general elections, the President would also visit some states to commission important projects
  • First of such visits would be the inauguration of the Lekki Deep Sea Port, in Lagos state on Monday, January 23rd

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There is a heavy presence of security personels of various agencies at the Presidential Wing of the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos, as President Muhammadu Buhari is expected in the state.

This is as a result of the president coming to Lagos from January 23 to January 24, to inaugurate several projects in the state, a report by Daily Trust confirmed.

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The Presidential Wing, Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos, President Muhammadu Buhari
President Buhari would be in Lagos to commission some key projects in the state. Photo credit: Buhari Sallau
Source: Facebook

Reason for Buhari's visit

Buhari is expected to inaugurate the Lekki Deep Sea Port, a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) venture between the Federal and Lagos State Governments, and a private company called Tolaram.

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He is also expected to inaugurate the 32-metric tons per-hour Lagos Rice Mill, one of the largest in the world, and the 18.75-kilometre six-lane rigid-pavement Eleko Junction to Epe Expressway road.

The president will also inaugurate the first phase of the iconic Blue Line and the John Randle Centre for Yoruba Culture and History, PM News added.

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President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Lagos for Senegal on Tuesday, January 24th, where he will attend the 2nd edition of the Dakar International Conference on Agriculture.

Buhari Sallau, an aide to the president, in a post on Facebook, disclosed that the high-level Dakar 2-day Summit hosted by President Macky Sall of Senegal and the chairperson of the African Union, is themed 'Feeding Africa: Food Sovereignty and Resilience.'

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Tight security presence

Security personnel from the Army, Navy, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Police, and Air Force, among several others, were at strategic locations at the presidential wing awaiting the arrival of the president.

As of the time of filling this report, the president had not arrived.

5 prominent states, one foreign country Buhari will visit before the 2023 presidential election and why

Legit.ng reported earlier that President Muhammadu Buhari will be visiting some prominent states in the country for an important assignment.

Bashir Ahmad, the president's special assistant on digital communication, on Sunday, January, January 22, made this disclosure through a post shared on his Twitter page, sighted by Legit.ng.

According to the president's aide, Buhari will visit some states in Nigeria to lead the campaign train of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and a foreign country for an official engagement.

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The campaign for the 2023 election has started and is strategic as political parties are making comments and moves to win votes on their sides.

However, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), being the ruling and leading opposition party are making the best of strategies to outsmart each other.

The APC is obviously on the move to prominent states controlled by the PDP in the forthcoming election.

Source: Legit.ng

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