President Buhari lands in Ebonyi, Shuns Guard of Honour

President Buhari lands in Ebonyi, Shuns Guard of Honour

President Muhammadu Buhari was on Monday conferred with the Chieftaincy title of Ochi Oha Ndigbo (leader of all) of Igboland by the South-east Traditional Rulers. It is just a simple Presidential visit. I thank you all.

The Governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, expressed appreciation to the President for making a brief stop-over to greet Nigerians living in Enugu state before leaving for Ebonyi. "It is an honour that is well deserved, it has helped us a lot, especially in the area of agricultural revolution", the governor said.

Senator Sam Egwu (PDP-Ebonyi North), a former governor of the state on behalf of the stakeholders, thanked God for restoring the President's health and granting him the strength to work.

Egwu urge the president to ensure that state College of Education, Ikwo, was converted to a federal institution.

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On arrival in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Buhari inaugurated a number of road projects including two flyovers on the section of the African Trans-Saharan Highway that runs between Enugu and Cameroon.

He also laid the foundation of the ultramodern shopping mall to be constructed by the state government.

"This visit to Ebonyi State is a reflection of my firm belief in the unity and corporate existence of the country, which every ethnic nationalities must emphasise always", he emphasised.

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