President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday begin a two-day official visit to Lagos State, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan said on Wednesday.
According to Bamigbetan, the President, will during the course of his visit carry out some groundbreaking ceremonies and inspect some ongoing projects in the State.
The ceremonies and events include but not limited to the following..
1. On arrival, the President will attend the Colloquium organised to mark the 66th Birthday of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu scheduled to hold at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Thursday.
2. He will perform the official flag-off ceremony for the construction of the Lekki Deep Sea Port project, Ibeju Lekki. On completion, the multi-purpose Lekki Deep Sea Port, located at the heart of the Lekki Free Trade Zone, would be one of the most modern ports in West Africa, offering enormous support to the growing commercial operation across Nigeria and the entire West African region.
3. He would also inspect the ongoing construction works at the Eko Atlantic City, Victoria Island. Eko Atlantic City is expected to accommodate at least 250,000 residents and a daily flow of 150,000 commuters according to Mr Bamigbetan.
4. The President would also commission the Ikeja Bus Terminal, expected to commute over a 100,000 residents across 23 bus routes in the State.
The State Government had also declared Thursday, March 29 as work free day to ease movement in and around the State.
Hence, avoid avoidable trips so you don’t get stuck in traffic all day.