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Anambra set to receive Buhari



ANAMBRA State is set for President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to commission the Zik Mausoleum in Onitsha, today.

Acting Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Basil Ejidike, told journalists that all were set to receive Mr. President in the state, adding that the president, after the commissioning the project would address the state at the Holy Trinity field, Onitsha.

He said that the people of Anambra State and the South East were eager to see the pesident to thank him for the many projects overseen by the Buhari administration across the region, including the Second Niger bridge, reconstruction of Onitsha-Enugu Expressway, and the reconstruction of Nnewi-Amichi-Uga-Okigwe Road.

The Zik’s Mausoleum which was started by late military head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha was completed last October.

Security men were as at yesterday, stationed at strategic positions in Onitsha, with patrols on major roads and streets to ensure  free flow of traffic, while Zik’s compound at Inosi Onira was also heavily guarded by security personnel.

Some workers of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing were  also seen on ground to put final touches on the tomb of the late statesman and the administrative block that houses offices, library, archives and halls.

Police traffic officers and personnel of the state road management agency were on ground to control traffic and direct motorists to alternative routes to avoid congestion at the major roads leading to the venue of the programme.

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