Sanwo-Olu to host President Buhari on two-day working visit to Lagos

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…to commission five projects

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will host President Muhammadu Buhari on a two–day working visit to Lagos from January 23 to 24,2023.

In a press briefing by the Lagos State government in Alausa Ikeja on Friday, Commissioner for Information and strategy, Gbenga Omotosho said President Buhari would be commissioning five major projects during the visit.

The projects to be commissioned by the President are; the Lekki Deep Sea Port, the 32-metric tons per hour Lagos Rice Mill, the 18.75-kilometer 6-lane rigid-pavement Eleko Junction to Epe Expressway, the John Randle Centre for Yoruba Culture and History as well the iconic Lagos Blue Line rail project.
The trip to Lagos will also see Mr. President commissioning a private sector project, MRS Lubricant factory, in Apapa.

Omotoso added: “To this end, we have tagged President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Lagos ‘’A Festival of Project Commissioning’. The Lagos State government will welcome Mr. President with our signature Centre of Excellence slogan and put on display our characteristic excellent performances and executions.

“Mr. President is scheduled to arrive Lagos on Monday, 23rd of January via the Presidential Wing of the Murtala Muhammad Airport, where he would be received by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and some top dignitaries. There will be a short ceremony, which will include cultural display, presentation of bouquet and inspection of guard of honour by the special guest.”

Omotoso noted that media accreditation of the President’s visit will be handled by the Media and Communication team, and those invited for coverage will be contacted before the close of business on Friday.

Also, all events would be broadcast live across several television and radio stations. All activities would be streamed live on different social media platforms.

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