President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Imo State to the warm embrace of Imolites adorned in leopard-coloured Igbo traditional attire called ‘isiagu’ with red caps.
Buhari landed at the Sam Mbakwe Airport in Owerri, the state capital where he was received by dignitaries.
Among the dignitaries were the Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, the deputy governor of Ebonyi, Eric Kelechi Igwe and Secretary to Enugu State government, Prof. Ortuanya, among others.
The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, in a post on Facebook, stated that the President is in the state to commission some projects.
He wrote, “It is with a heart full of gratitude that I, on behalf of the good people of Imo State, welcome His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR to the Eastern Heartland on a working visit to commission some of our completed people-oriented projects.
“Mr President, we are delighted to have you in Imo State on this august occasion despite your tight schedules and it’s our pleasure that while in Imo State, you will enjoy the hospitality and conviviality of our people.”
Governor Uzodinma is delivering his speech now.
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