JUST IN: Excitement as Tinubu lands in Rivers
The President-Elect Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has arrived Port-Harcourt, Rivers state capital for a two-day official visit.
His plane landed at exactly 10:03am at the Port Harcourt International Airport Omagwa.
There was jubilation among residents of the state, who gathered at the airport as Tinubu and his entourage disembarked the jet.
Tinubu is in the State on a two-day visit to inaugurate the Rumuola-Rumuokwuta Flyover and the Magistrate Court Complex delivered by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.
The President-elect was received by Governor Nyesom Wike and his entourage.
Leaders that accompanied Wike to receive Tinubu were the National and state Assembly members, PDP leaders, local government chairmen and government appointees.
Hundreds of supporters of Wike were seen at the airport cheering the August visitor.
Tinubu will be hosted at a state banquet on Wednesday evening.
The Governor had declared a public holiday for the visit and encouraged residents to troop out en masse to welcome their President-elect.