Buhari Visits Lagos Today
President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to visit Lagos State today, Thursday, December 9.
The visit was announced in a statement by Tunde Rahman, media aide to the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu.
According to Rahman, the President will be a special guest of honour at the public presentation of “My Participations,” which is the autobiography of the former interim chairman of the APC, Bisi Akande, at an event that would hold at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island.
According to the statement, Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu would be the chief host while Tinubu is the guest of honour for the event.
In addition, President Buhari is also expected to commission some projects while in Lagos State.
Ahead of the visit, the state government had announced that the Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, would be shut for four hours today.
A statement issued by the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation had stated that government would be diverting Traffic on Ahmadu Bello Way from Adeola Odeku Intersection inwards Adetokunbo Ademola Roundabout (Eko Hotel) from 8:00am to 2:00pm Thursday 9th December, 2021.
The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde had explained that the route would be temporarily unavailable for motorists to ply, assuring that alternative routes had been mapped out to ease traffic flow within and around the designated route.