Osinbajo: Vice President to visit Zamfara on Friday

Vice-President of Nigeria- Yemi Osinbajo

The vice president's visit is part of activities to mark the 20th anniversary of the creation of Zamfara

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will visit Zamfara on Friday to inaugurate projects executed by the state government.

Local officials said the one-day visit was part of activities to mark the 20th anniversary of the creation of Zamfara.

Alhaji Ibrahim Birnin-Magaji, the Commissioner for Budget and Planning, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau on Thursday, that Osinbajo would inaugurate three projects in Gusau, the state capital.

Birnin-Magaji, who is also the Chairman, Publicity sub-committee for the anniversary, listed the projects as Ahmadu Bello Way, rehabilitated Government Girls Arabic Secondary School, and Gusau Water project.

He urged residents to troop out en masse to welcome the vice president,

The commissioner said other projects would also be inaugurated by prominent Nigerians during the event, which would be rounded off on Oct. 2.

NAN reports that Zamfara was created on Oct. 1, 1996 by late Nigeria’s Military Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha.

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