#PMBINSE: Buhari conferred with chieftaincy titles in Ebonyi

#PMBINSE: Buhari conferred with chieftaincy titles in Ebonyi

President Buhari was conferred with Enyioma 1 Of Ebonyi (A good Friend), by the Ebonyi traditional council of rulers led by Eze Charles Mkpuma, and Ochioha Ndi Igbo 1 (Igbo Warrior), by South East traditional council of rulers led by Eze Eberechi Dick at the Palace of a Traditional Ruler in Ebonyi state.

He said, "My presence here today is a demonstration of our strong belief in the unity of Nigeria".

President Muhammadu Buhari, who is now in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, broke protocol by snubbing another Guard of Honour mounted for him at the Abakaliki Government House.

After touching down in Enugu, the president proceeded to Abakaliki township stadium in Ebonyi State for the commencement of the tour. I want to extend my gratitude to the people of Ebonyi State for their hospitality and the warn reception since my arrival a few hours ago.

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"I also commend the state governor for his numerous infrastructural strides of which I have commissioned some projects he initiated", he said.

"The 2018 budget captures several strategic projects in the region which includes roads, power, agriculture, social services, among other areas", he said.

The president also attended the unveiling of the statue of one of the founding fathers of Nigeria Akanu Ibiam.

The governors at the airport were Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), Rochas Okorocha (Imo), Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia) and Dave Umahi (Ebonyi). Sam Egwu, commended the President for the recent decision to pay former Biafra Police officers their pensions.

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