Osogbo, Osun State capital, is wearing a new look in preparation to receive President Muhammadu Buhari, who is scheduled to arrive the state Thursday, on one day working visit.
Preparation is said to be in top gear as major roads in the city have been cleared of containers and wooden kiosks.
The security agencies, including the Police, the Department of the State Security, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, the Federal Road Safety Commission, and other paramilitary agencies were also seen preparing their officers and men for the visit.
During his visit, President Buhari is expected to commission some projects in the state.
In a statement, the Director, Bureau of Communication and Strategy in the Office of the Governor, Semiu Okanlawon, said that the President will during the visit, commission the newly built 3,000 students capacity ultra modern Osogbo Government High School, Osogbo.
The statement read in part: “From our own corner of this great country, we are poised to set examples on how to solve many of the national social economic and political complications confronting us. The magnificent Osogbo Government High School President Muhammadu Buhari will be commissioning on Thursday is illustrative of the magnitude of our ideas and interventions in the education sector. We remain unrelenting as we continue our assault on delayed infrastructure in our education sector and all other sectors.
“We urge the good people of the state to maintain the peace that the state is noted for during and after the President’s visit. We ask them to give a rousing welcome to our amiable President. We call on our people particularly the people of Osogbo and its environs, to come out in their great numbers and give our President a befitting welcome during his visit to our state.”