President Buhari to pay 2-day working visit to Edo

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By; RALPH OKHIRIA,Benin.
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to pay a two-day official visit to Edo State on Monday, November 7 and Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
Secretary to the Edo State Government, Prof Julius Ihonvbere, in a statement in Benin City stated that the President will use the occasion of his visit to pay a courtesy call on the new Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare II.
President Buhari is also expected to commission several key projects in the state, including the new 5-Star Central Hospital in Benin City; the Upper Siluko road and the newly renovated Samuel Ogbemudia College (formerly called New Era College, Benin City).
“He will also commission the Edo University, Iyamho and the Ugbegun-Ujiogba-Ebudin-Igueben-Ewohinmi road.
“The President will also inspect the reclaimed Queen Ede Erosion site, in Benin City.
“Party leaders, traditional rulers, religious leaders, public servants, market women, civil society groups, students, youth organisations, Non-Governmental Organisations and the general public are invited to warmly receive the President and join him as he commissions the projects as part of the ‘Finishing Strong, finishing Well’ agenda of Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole,” the government statement added.

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