President Muhammadu Buhari has announced he would be visiting Ebonyi and Anambra states as part of his plan to tour the south eastern part of the country.
Buhari made the announcement late Monday, November 13, 2017, saying he hopes to have a two-day working visit to the two states.
He also reiterated his promise to the leaders of the region that his administration would not discriminate against any part of Nigeria.
“Tomorrow I will begin a 2-day visit to Ebonyi and Anambra states. Let me reiterate my words to Southeast leaders who visited me at the State House last month: My administration will not discriminate against any part of Nigeria.
“I will again assure the people of the southeast that we are investing in infrastructure projects that are of critical importance to the region: the Second Niger Bridge, the East-West Road, the coastal rail, power projects - these and more will benefit the region and unlock economic potential.
“We are collaborating with the Chinese government to deliver these projects, and have taken very seriously our counterpart funding obligations.
“I look forward to my visit, and to continuing to work to ensure that every part of Nigeria benefits from our programmes and policies,” he said.
NAIJ.com earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari would visit Ebonyi state on Tuesday, November 14, in a bid to woo the people of southeast to support the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The report quoted Daily Sun as stating that apart from Imo state that is controlled by the APC in the southeast, the four other states are controlled by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).
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