Kaduna transformation massive, can’t find my way – Buhari tells El-rufai



President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday showered encomiums on Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasiru El-Rufai, for transforming Kaduna city and other towns in the state.

In his remarks while inaugurating facilities at the re-modeled Murtala  Muhammad Square and Kawo Fly-over bridge within Kaduna metropolis, Buhari said he was impressed by the efforts of the governor.

He said that the transformation of Kaduna metropolis was so massive that even himself (President), as a resident of metropolis, could hardly find his way in the town.

“I have been in Kaduna all the time but can hardly find my way now; you have changed Kaduna; you are writing your history in letters of Gold,” Buhari told the governor while inaugurating the Murtala Muhammad Square.

He commended the governor for committing himself to changing the state, adding that people through out the country were appreciative of his effort.

In his remarks ,Gov. Nasir El-Rufai said the re-modeled Murtala Muhammed Square was first built in the 1970s and handed over to Kaduna state government by the Federal Government.

” Murtala Mohammed Square has been re-eebuilt and re-developed, and is now a multi-functional facility, with five restaurants, small boutique, hotel, sporting facilities, football pitch, swimming pool and polo ground,” he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the president, who is on a two-day working visit, had earlier inaugurated some projects in Kafanchan town, and is expected in Zaria town on Friday, to inaugurate more projects.(NAN)