Ike Nnachi, Abakaliki
President Muhammadu Buhari has touched down at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu, enroute to Ebonyi State.
The President’s jet arrived Enugu around 10:30 pm.
He was received by the Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, his Ebonyi State counterpart, David Umahi, and other officials of Government.
The President is on a two-day working visit to Ebonyi State where he is expected to commission numerous projects executed by the Umahi administration.
He is also billed to have a meeting with select Leaders from the South-East.
Though no details of the agenda for the meeting was disclosed, it is, however, expected that the security concerns in the region and the detention of the Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, will be top on the agenda.
Security has been beefed up in Abakaliki, and indeed all parts of the state capital as the President begins his two-day working visit to the state.
Streets in the capital city wore new look with different security personnel seen at strategic locations.
It was observed that among the security personnel on guard are soldiers, policemen, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps personnel, Immigration and Prisons.