Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has postponed his planned visit to Ondo State till Monday 20th February 2016.
During the visit, the Acting President is expected to commission the Ondo State international events and culture center – The Dome, the Mega School at Ijapo estate Akure, and also hold a town hall meeting with stakeholders, monarchs, leaders and youth groups of the Niger Delta region.
The Acting President’s planned visit to Akure the Ondo state capital, today, was cancelled due to bad weather.
Osinbajo, who had attempted to land at the Akure airport earlier today, hovered for several minutes over the Akure airspace but could not land.
After waiting for several hours at the Presidential lounge in Abuja with the bad weather not abating, the Acting President, reports said, communicated the cancellation to Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State, who thereafter announced to the crowd awaiting the arrival of the Acting President at The Dome.
Overland airline, the only commercial airline operating in Akure, had earlier cancelled it’s scheduled flight to Akure due to the bad weather.