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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday commenced a two-day working visit to Ebonyi with the inauguration of key projects such as projects at King David University of Medical Sciences Uburu.
The Eastern Updates gathered that the president’s aircraft landed at Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu at about 10. a.m. on Wednesday.
The visiting President Buhari was received by Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi as well as some Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) including the Chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum, Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu.
Imo State Governor, Governor Hope Uzodinma as well as his counterpart from Jigawa, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar were also on ground to show solidarity to welcome the President to Ebonyi.
The president departed the airport for Uburu, where he inaugurated Twin Flyover, 12 kilometers dualized Federal road from Mbu, Enugu State to Uburu, Ebonyi as well as facilities and equipment at the University.
President Buhari later proceeded to Muhammadu Buhari International Airport, Onueke via Chopper.
At Onueke, the president inaugurated five kilometers dualized Airport road and the airport Presidential Lodge.
Other projects to be inaugurated by the president while in Abakaliki include the New Government House, Centenary City, and the reconstructed St Margaret Umahi International Market complex, Abakaliki.
The Eastern Updates gathered that the president would also inaugurate the Aisha Buhari Wife of Governor’s Office Complex, Akanu Ibiam Lodge (New Governor’s Lodge), Ebonyi House
Buhari, who will be hosted at State Dinner by the Ebonyi State Government, on Thursday night, will also inaugurate the Muhammadu Buhari Light Tunnel Flyover in Ebonyi Shopping Mall.
The president will conclude his visit to Ebonyi with a closed-door meeting with South East leaders in Abakaliki before departing for Abuja on Friday.