On the 29th of May 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as the 3rd democratic leader since the year 2000. Buhari’s administration came with a whole lot of prospect to transform (change) the nation. It has been roughly 1 year and 3 months since Buhari assumed office and there has really been little activities.
However, our list today dwells more on the few projects the President has completed and commissioned since he resumed his post.
Road Project in Zamfara:
On the 13th of July, President Muhammadu Buhari, commissioned road Project in Zamfara state. Buhari who travelled in the company of Northwest region governors commissioned the road projects in Wanke local government area of the state. Among those present during the commissioning were Governors Abdulaziz Yari, Aminu Tambuwal, Aminu Bello Masari, Bagudu Atiku of Zamfara, Sokoto, Katsina and Kebbi states respectively.
In October 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari travelled to Obung, Cross River state to launched the 260-kilometre Calabar-Kastina-Ala Super Highway road project. The road project would create a new vista of business opportunities for Cross River and the nation.
Lagos state Project:
Earlier In May 2016 president Buhari represented by His Vice Yemi Osinbajo commissioned series of projects carried out by the lagos state government. Prof Osinbajo commissioned the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA)’s Response Unit and some equipment procured by the State government for the Unit, as well as some security patrol vehicles and motorcycles. Osinbajo also commissioned the newly constructed Ago Palace Way, Okota.
Ogoni Clean-up Launch:
On the 2nd of June, President Buhari ( reprsented by Vice Preident Osinbajo) , flagged off the clean-up of the oil-devastated region of Ogoni in Rivers State. The clean-up project signals the federal government’s commitment to the oil region despite the violent conducts carried out by militants in the state.
On Tuesday, 26 July, President Muhammadu Buhari, inaugurated the Abuja-Kaduna railway for commercial operation. It can be recalled that the Kaduna-Abuja railway system was conceived and started under the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan but completed by the current administration of President Buhari.
It is Nigeria’s first high speed rail, that will run on speeds greater than 100 km/hr for both cargo and human coaches. The rail line is valued at $1.04 billion.