President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday, May 23, 2016 begin a two-day working visit to Lagos State, his first official visit to the state since he assumed office about a year ago.
In a statement by the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the state said this will be the first time in about 15 years that a sitting President will be visiting the State on a working visit, describing it as a testimony to the achievements of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.
Ayorinde said President Buhari during the visit, would formally commission the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Rescue Unit in Cappa Oshodi, the newly constructed Ago Palace Way in Okota, Isolo, after which he will pay homage to the Oba of Lagos, His Royal Majesty, Oba Babatunde Rilwanu Aremu Akiolu at the Iga Iduganran, Lagos Island.
The Commissioner further said that the President would later in the day 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 securities agencies to beef up security in the state.
Bujari’s visit will end with a State Banquet in his honour at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island.
He will on Tuesday participate as the Special Guest of Honour at a breakfast session with Corporate Lagos to be hosted by Governor 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.