President Buhari conferred with the title of Enyioma 1 of Ebonyi by Ebonyi traditional council of rulers led by Eze Charles Mkpuma during his visit to Ebonyi State on 14th Nov 2017.
He heads next to Anambra State where a governorship election is slated to be held on November 18.
He said that his visit to the state was clear demonstration of his administration's strong belief in the unity of Nigeria. "As the most populous country in Africa with over 300 ethnic groups, our diversity is nearly unique among the nations", he said.
"I will not disclose the number of personnel we have drafted for security reasons, but I assure citizens that enough personnel have been deployed across the state to ensure a hitch-free visit".
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"Our 2018 budget includes many strategic projects for the region in the roads, power, agriculture and other sectors".
President Muhammadu Buhari has landed in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state ahead of his tour of the South-east.
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He will also be conferred with two traditional chieftaincy titles by traditional rulers in the state before rounding off the event with a dinner later in the night.