President Muhammadu Buhari met with leaders and stakeholders in the South-East on Thursday.
The meeting was held during the president’s visit to Imo State amid agitation for an Indigenous People of Biafra.
“The President is now participating in a Town Hall Meeting with South-East Leaders, having gone round Owerri to commission a series of infrastructure projects by Governor Hope Uzodinma,” a presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi, posted on Facebook.
Earlier, Buhari promised to assist the Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, deal with insecurity in the state.
The president had said, “I have gone round and I am impressed with what I saw. A society without security and infrastructure will not progress and lucky this is where my vision has tallied with the governor of Imo state. I will use my power as enshrined by the constitution to make the governor achieve more.”
Earlier in his speech, the governor urged the president to deal permanently with the issues of insecurity and flooding which he said was ravaging Owerri, the state capital.