Buhari to visit Imo, inaugurate projects on September 13


President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to pay a working visit to inaugurate some projects in the state on September 13.

Imo Commissioner for Information and Strategy,  Declan Emelumba, disclosed this on Wednesday in Owerri while speaking with newsmen after the weekly meeting of the State Executive Council.

He said that among the projects the president would inaugurate were the 36km Owerri-Orlu dual carriageway, the first phase of the 53km Owerri-Okigwe dual carriage road and the reconstructed Imo House of Assembly complex.

“The assembly complex has been refurbished and re-equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and furniture that have brought it to a world-class standard and in fact, the best in Nigeria today.

“The two signature roads have made a difference in the economic development of the state, cutting across over seven local government areas. They qualify among the best in Nigeria and anywhere in the world,” he said.

The Commissioner for Works, Mr Ralph Nwosu, has confirmed that the roads were ready for inauguration.

“The roads are ready. Everything is in place and the state is good to go “, he said.

This is the second time the president will be in Imo under the administration of Hope Uzodinma, governor of the state.

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