Presidency celebrates Buhari's title as leader of Igbo people

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The President who arrived in Ebonyi on Tuesday was received by the governors of Enugu, Ebonyi and Abia states.

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.

This will make it the second time in a day, the president will be snubbing the official activities.

The welcome also came with 2 Chieftaincy titles: Enyioma 1 of Ebonyi, which I am told means Trustworthy friend of Ebonyi; & Ochioha Ndigbo, which means Leader of Igbo people.

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He said, "If the President believes women should not rule over men, that it is northern believe not for all Nigerian".

President Buhari assured that the South-East zone would be accommodated in Federal Government key projects, notably roads and power, as captured in the 2018 Budget recently presented to the National Assembly.

"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".

"My presence here today is a demonstration of my strong belief in the unity of Nigeria", Buhari said in a speech in southeastern Ebonyi state where he commissioned projects and was honored with two traditional titles.

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