By SADIQ ABUBAKAR, Maiduguri
President Muhammadu Buhari will arrive Maiduguri Thursday for one-day working visit to Borno State.
Governor Babagana Umara Zulum disclosed this on Tuesday evening at the Government House in Maiduguri the state capital.
Governor Zulum said that the President will appraise the security situation in the northeast region.
During his visit, he said the President will inaugurate 4,000 houses which were part of the Federal Government’s housing project, as well as some local projects executed by the state government.
He also said that the President will commission the first phase of the 10,000 houses which he graciously approved and funded for the resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and refugees.
According to the Governor, the housing project in Borno is the largest Federal Government housing intervention sited in one state.
He, therefore, urged the resident to come out and accord the President a rousing welcome and reminds the people of Maiduguri of the President’s recent approval for the establishment of a power plant by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Borno, to address electricity problems.
Governor Zulum highlighted the other projects approved which he attributed to the President’s compassion and concern for the humanitarian situation in the state.