#PMBINSE: Buhari conferred with chieftaincy titles in Ebonyi


At least four governors and some traditional rulers welcomed the president during his first visit to the region since he was elected in 2015.

President Buhari also expressed delight to be in the state, noting that he was glad that the state has fared well.

He assured the people of South East of his administration's commitment to execute projects that will lead to the fast-tracking of development in the region.

The helicopter landed at the Army Barracks, Nkwagu in Abakaliki and he was received by the Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, his deputy Eric Kelechi Igwe and the Minister of Solid Minerals, Chief Ogbonnaya Onu.

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"The leaders raised several concerns on the condition of roads and other infrastructure in the region and I want to assure that we will deliver on all our promises".

The President is heading to Ebonyi where he is expected to lauch some projects.

Buhari's next stop in the tour is Ebonyi state. I thank you for this honour and warm reception.

Former Governor of the state, Sam Egwu, commended the president for the recent decision to pay former Biafra Police officers pensions.

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President Buhari and the Ebonyi State Governor, Dr David Umahi at the unveiling of the statue of Foremost leader and one of the founding fathers of Nigeria Dr Akanu Ibiam during his visit to Ebonyi State on 14th Nov 2017.

The president came on a visit to Ebonyi State following the invitation by the Ebonyi State Governor, Engr.

He also performed the ground breaking for the new tunnel named after him to be constructed by the state governement.

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