Lokoja – President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday, December 29 pay a one day official visit to Kogi State to commission some legacy projects of Governor Yahaya Bello.
The state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo announced this in a statement in Lokoja on Sunday.
Fanwo, in the statement said the legacy projects to be commissioned by President Buhari are located across the state but did not give details.
However, vitalnews , reports that some legacy projects initiated and completed by Governor Bello include Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH), Osara, Kogi State Reference Hospital, Okene, Ganaja Flyover, Lokoja, General Hospital, Gegu, General Hospital, Ajaokuta, Model Secondary School, Adankolo, Lokoja, Muhammadu Buhari Square, Lokoja among others.
“In view of this and to ensure a hitch-free reception of Mr President, the Government of Kogi State under the leadership of His Excellency Alhaji Yahaya Bello wishes to announce that Thursday, 29th of December, 2022 has been declared as a public holiday.
“The decision is to enable the people of the state to receive our President.
“We urge all our labour unions and security agencies to ensure full compliance,” Fanwo said.
He also called on the people of the state to come out en masse to receive the President and “display the hospitality we are known for as he will be commissioning life-touching legacy projects across the State. ” (vitalnewsngr.com)