Buhari arrives in Maiduguri, set to commission cancers center, 50MW Gas Plants

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, on a one-day working visit on Thursday.

The president, whose aircraft landed at the Maiduguri International airport at 110:10 a.m. is accompanied by top officials of his government.

The Governor of Borno, Babagana Zulum, was on the round to receive the visitors alongside all the security service chiefs, who arrived in the city on Thursday

President Buhari is expected to visit the Shehu’s Palace to sympathize twtheh the traders of Maiduguri markets Monday inferno in Borno State on a one-day visit.

He will be commissioning some projects including 24 units of BabaganaZulum housing and Cancer Centre at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital.

President Buhari to inaugurate a new 50 megawatt Maiduguri Gas Power Plant.

The gas plant, which was built by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), would supply 50 megawatts of electricity to Maiduguri and environs.

The State capital has suffered untold hardship due to power failure resulting from destruction of power installations feeding the city over a year ago by Boko Haram terrorists.

Thus, the Maiduguri Emergency Power Project (MEPP) is a power generation project aimed at providing reliable and sustainable electricity to Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State.

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