Buhari in Ebonyi reiterates FG's commitment to roads rehabilitation

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"Buhari is a sectional leader, because he and his Northern leaders takes Nigerian as their personal property".

Buhari came in through the Enugu airport where he was received by governors of Enugu, Abia and Ebonyi as well as top security officials.

It was gathered that on arrival, the president inaugurated two multi-billion naira flyovers on the African trans-Saharan highway which passes through Abakaliki to Cross River and Cameroon.

"As the most populous country in Africa with over 300 ethnic groups, our diversity is nearly unique among the nations", he added.

On Monday, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, threatened to assassinate him should he step foot on the South East.

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"When I met with leaders of the South-east last month in Abuja, they raised several issues of concern including the state of roads in the region".

"Enyioma 1" means My Number 1 Good Friend, and "Ochioha Ndi Igbo 1" means Overall Leader Number 1 of the Igbo people.

The president is said to engage on the trip in order to return the South-East to the mainstream of Nigeria's political landscape.

On Wednesday, Buhari will also visit Anambra, another southeastern state where a governorship election is set to take place on Saturday amid threats of violence by secessionists.

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