President Muhammadu Buhari commended the outgoing Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole over infrastructural development in the state.
Buhari who is Edo State for a two-day official visit commissioned several projects executed by Oshiomhole including schools.
He also inaugurated the emodeled 200-bed capacity ultra modern central hospital in Benin.
Buhari, stressed that he was impressed with the edifice, said it was “the best way to do things and the best thing to do for the people” by any government.
Earlier, Buhari said “Not many people may remember: I spent most of the 40 months of my detention, following the 1985 coup, in a small bungalow here in Benin,”
Buhari, after assuming power in 1983 through a coup, was ousted two years later by a coup led by Ibrahim Babangida and he was detained until 1988.
He expressed satisfaction with the administration of the State Governor, Oshiomhole, for sacrificing his personal comfort to provide essential services to the people of the state.