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Lagosians Want Buhari To Go Through Mile 2- Badagry Road On His Way To Summit



President Muhammadu Buhari is to visit Lagos on his way for a summit with his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice Talon will on Tuesday. He is expected to on that day perform the official hand-over of the new Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Border Posts at Seme-Krake and Neope-Akanu in Badagry.

In a statement on Sunday, the Lagos State Government said all necessary arrangements to ensure hitch-free unveiling ceremony had been firmed up, while President Buhari would be accompanied to the venue by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

Lagosians living on that axis of the road on hearing the news of the visit were unanimous in calling on the president not to use helicopter to travel to the Seme border.

The statement issued by the chief press secretary to the Lagos State governor, Mr. Habib Haruna said the President would be received at the Airport by the Governor, while the duo would thereafter proceed to the venue.

“Already, all necessary security and logistic arrangements have been firmed up by the State Government in partnership with relevant federal government agencies.

“To this effect, the Lagos State Government is soliciting the usual support and cooperation of residents throughout the visit,” the statement said.


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