Lagos State Govt advises residents on Traffic diversions as Pres Buhari Visits.
A press statement made available, to us the Lagos state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde reads that, the Lagos state government, will formally welcome President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday 23rd, 2016 on a two-day working visit to the aquatic state.
It will be President Muhammadu Buhari’s first official visit to the state, since he assumed office about a year ago.
Interestingly, this is the first time in about 15 years that a sitting President will be visiting the state on a working visit.
This is highly noted as a testimony to the landmark achievements in the last one year of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration, as well as the good working relationship between the Lagos state government and the federal government.
Mr. Steve Ayorinde added, that President Muhammadu during the visit would formally commission the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Rescue Unit in Cappa, Oshodi, built by the state government to ensure prompt and swift response to emergency situations within the state.
He said the President, would thereafter commission the newly structured Ago palace way in Okota, Isolo after which he will be paying homage to the Oba of Lagos, His Royal Majesty, Oba Babatunde Rilwanu Aremu Akiolu at the Iga Iduganran, Lagos Island.
The commissioner disclosed further that the President would later in the be hosted to a reception rally by the state government at the Tafawa Balewa Square, (TBS) Lagos where he will also commission and hand over security equipment and vehicles contributed by the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode led administration to security agencies to beef up security within the state.
The release added that activities for the first day of the President’s visit would be rounded up with a state banquet in his honour at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island.
The president will on Tuesday participate as the Special Guest of Honour, at a breakfast session with corporate Lagos to be hosted by Governor Akin Ambode, at the Lagos state House, Marina after which he will have a short session with the public service at the State House, Alausa-Ikeja.
The information commissioner, Steve Ayorinde quoted Governor Akinwunmi Ambode ad being joyous over this landmark Presidential visit to the state that contributed so much to his emergence as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
He added that Lagosians are looking forward with excitement to receive the President in the state, just as he urged residents to bear with the law enforcement agents and traffic control authorities, who will effect road diversion in some of the routes that the President motorcade will pass through during the visit.
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