At a time Acting President Yemi Osinbajo should have been enjoying his 60th birthday, he made a very timely visit to Sokoto state, just in time to take part in a two-day clinic organised for the development of small and medium scale enterprises in Nigeria.
He was received at the Sultan Abubakar III International Airport by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and members of his cabinet.
Before the commencement of the event proper, the Acting President paid a visit to Sultan Muhammad Sa'ad at his palace in Sokoto.
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The MSMEs Clinic had in attendance Governors Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara and Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi.
Recall that Osinbajo was in Lagos on Tuesday, March 7 where he flagged-off the Lagos-Ibadan rail line construction, a major project embarked upon by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and expected to be completed in December 2018.
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The acting president, who was receiving birthday wishes from Nigerians as he clocks 60, was in Sokoto on Thursday, March 9.
While in the state, he embarked on an inspection tour of projects, hold interactive sessions with government agents and financial institutions, as well as operators and stakeholders in the MSME’s sub-sector.
He also visited His Eminence, Sultan Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III at his palace in Kanwuri, Sokoto.
A statement from Imam Imam, the spokesperson for Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Osinbajo is to further take part in a two-day nationwide clinic organised for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME).
The statement said Osinbajo would also inspect sample of works by small and medium scale enterprises from across the federation.
Below are more photos from the Vice President's august visit.