State visit: Zulum urges rousing welcome for Buhari

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has urged residents of Maiduguri to give President Muhammadu Buhari a rousing welcome during his expected visit today, Thursday.

Zulum made the call when he inspected the completed Custom flyover project in Maiduguri, on Tuesday.

According to him, President Buhari had initiated viable programmes which impacted positively on the lives of the people of the State.

The President, he said, accorded priority to the restoration of peace and security as well as livelihood support to the people of the State, adding that President Buhari had provided the necessary support to facilitate the restoration of electricity supply in the State.

“The president deserves commendation for approving millions of dollars for the procurement of weapons and equipment for the military and other security services to enable them to execute the counter-insurgency campaign”, he further said.

According to him, the State government is working to ensure speedy completion of the Maiduguri Gas Power Plant in March 2022, to ensure steady power supply to Maiduguri metropolis.

The president is billed to inaugurate viable projects executed by Zulum’s administration during his official visit to the State. The projects include the Custom flyover, 20km Custom – Muna dual carriageway and the Centre For Distance Learning, University of Maiduguri, amongst others.

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