All who is who in the state were on ground to welcome the President except the immediate past governor of the State, Chief Martin Elechi who was conspicuously missing.
He said, "If the President believes women should not rule over men, that it is northern believe not for all Nigerian".
He added that "my presence here today is a demonstration of our 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.
"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". I thank you all. "Our 2018 budget include many strategic projects for the region in roads, power, agriculture and social sector", the president said.
The President further commissioned Senator Offia Nwali Flyover.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been honoured with two chieftaincy titles in Abakiliki, Ebonyi State, where he is now on a 2-day working visit.
"Enyioma 1" means My Number 1 Good Friend, and "Ochioha Ndi Igbo 1" means Overall Leader Number 1 of the Igbo people.
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