There are reports that the President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari, will pay an official two-day visit to Lagos state, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan said on Wednesday.
There are reports that the President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari, will pay an official two-day visit to Lagos state, declaring a work-free day for workers in the state, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan said on Wednesday.
Bamigbetan stated that the President of Nigeria, during his visit, will carry out some groundbreaking ceremonies and inspect some ongoing projects in the State.
He declared this information to newsmen, stating that the president, on arrival, will attend the Colloquium organized to mark the 66th Birthday of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu scheduled to hold at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Thursday.
President Buhari will also perform the official flag-off ceremony for the construction of the Lekki Deep Sea Port project, Ibeju Lekki.
President Buhari will Carry Out some Groundbreaking Ceremonies During His Visit
President Buhari Set To Commission Ikeja Bus Terminal
The Commissioner said the President would also commission the Ikeja Bus Terminal, expected to commute over 100,000 residents across 23 bus routes in the State.
According to him, the Ikeja Bus Terminal is part of the comprehensive plan to redefine public transportation which the present administration is implementing across the State.
Aside from the Ikeja Terminal, the Tafawa Balewa Square Bus Terminal has been commissioned, while work is ongoing in Yaba, Oyingbo, Ojota, Agege and other areas.
It would be recalled that the State’s Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal had on Tuesday announced traffic diversions and alternative routes ahead of the President’s visit assuring that adequate preparations have been made to mitigate the impact of the road diversions on residents, while access would be given to an emergency situation.
The State Government had also declared Thursday, March 29 as work-free day to ease movement in and around the State as well as enable Lagosians to come out en masse to welcome the President.