President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday held a closed door meeting with leaders from the South-eastern part of Nigeria, and promised to ‘work honestly and faithfully with every region of Nigeria.’
The meeting was held inside the new Banquet hall of the State House in Abuja shortly after Islamic Friday prayers.
After the meeting the president tweeted: “This afternoon I welcomed a delegation of South East leaders, led by Dep Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, to a meeting at the State House.
“Projects like the 2nd Niger Bridge, East-West Road & Coastal Rail project, which will positively impact the Southeast, are a priority for us.
“Let me again assure that we are committed to the delivery of these infrastructure projects, with funding support from China.
“I thank the delegation for articulating their demands, and I promise that my administration will continue to serve every part of Nigeria.
“I want the Southeast to be rest assured that we will deliver all the critical infrastructure projects we promised.
“We will work honestly and faithfully with every region of Nigeria, for the good of all. We will not let anyone down.”