Multimillion Naira Lagos Theatre

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after his Wednesday’s working visit to inaugurate some developmental projects executed by the Lagos State Government.

Buhari and his entourage arrived the airport at exactly 3 p.m.

The President left the Presidential Wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos at exactly 3:20 p.m. aboard a Nigerian Air Force 001 Boeing aircraft with registration number 5N-FGT.

Those who saw him off at the airport included Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State and Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State.

Others were Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Mr Obafemi Hamzat.

Some members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), members of the National Assembly, members of the Lagos State Assembly were with the President during the one-day official working visit.

Also on ground at the Presidential Lounge were the top echelon of the Nigeria Police Force, the Federal Road Safety Corps, the Nigeria Customs Service and the Nigeria Immigration Service.

The President and his entourage arrived the Presidential Wing of the airport in Lagos at 10.32 a.m. amid tight security within and outside the airport.

Buhari had earlier inaugurated some developmental projects which include the Institute of Maternal and Child Health at Ayinke House; an ultra-modern 170-bed Obstetrics and Gynecology specialist hospital located within Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) and Lagos Theatre at Oregun, Lagos.

The President also inaugurated the Oshodi Interchange terminal for a modern transportation hub; 822 High capacity Mass Transit buses and a 10-lane world standard International Airport Road.

On the inaugurated multimillion naira 400 seater Lagos Theatre at Oregun in Ikeja, Lagos, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said the theatre project is in line with promise of his administration to make Tourism, Hospitality, Entertainment and Arts together with Sports, the centre piece of his development agenda for the youths in the state.

“The Lagos state government’s initiative to bring theatre experience closer to the people across the state has been generating positive excitement among creative minds across the project locations,” he noted.