Osibanjo’s visit to Ondo state rescheduled till Monday


The much celebrated visit of the Acting President Yemi Osibanjo to Ondo State has been rescheduled till next week Monday.

Osibanjo, who was expected in the state Friday for a stakeholders meeting with the people from the Niger Delta communities in state, on eleventh hour, cancelled his trip due to poor weather.

The Acting President was also expected to commission some projects including the International Event Centre, Dome in Akure done by the outgoing governor, Olusegun Mimiko

Already, the acting President’s advanced team and the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig Gen Paul Boroh have arrived the state.

Also, as early as 9.am, the Dome, which was awaiting presidential commissioning, has been filled to the bream by dignitaries including traditional rulers, religion and political leaders, civil servants among others.

Mimiko, who arrived the event centre, exactly 2.55pm, with Osibanjo’s aides after waiting patiently at the Akure airport, apologized on behalf the acting President.

He said “let me thank you all, the acting President is a man that always stick to time.

“He was stranded at Abuja Airport due to cloudy weather. Between 10.30am and 2pm, he was at the airport waiting for the weather to be cleared.

“Acting President has resheduled his visit till Monday and he has directed his advanced team to remain in the state”.

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