President Zuma Visits Imo State, Nigeria

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South Africa President, Jacob Zuma

South Africa President, Mr. Jacob Zuma, on Friday, arrived Owerri, Imo State capital, for a two-day visit.

He arrived at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport at exactly 7.10pm and was received by former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha.

Obasanjo had arrived in the state one hour earlier before Zuma’s arrival.

During the visit, the President will visit the Rochas Foundation and Hall of Fame as well as address a number of stakeholders in the Imo State including business and traditional leaders.

During the visit, the President will visit the Rochas Foundation and Hall of Fame as well as address a number of stakeholders in the Imo State including business and traditional leaders.

The Governor of the Imo State, His Excellency Mr Owelle Okorocha, will also confer on President Zuma, the Imo Merit Award, the highest award in the State conferred on distinguished personalities who have made a difference in the development of their communities.

President Zuma will proceed to Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on 15 October 2017, where in his capacity as Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) he will hold discussions with President Joseph Kabila Kabange on the issues of peace and security in the Great Lakes region, particularly the situation in the DRC

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