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Buhari arrives Daura, Katsina State, for a one-week visit

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday arrived in Daura, Katsina State, to begin a one-week visit to his country home.

Our correspondent reports that the presidential aircraft carrying the president and some members of his entourage landed at Umaru Musa Yar’adua Airport, Katsina at about 4.30 p.m.

It was reported that the Nigerian Air Force helicopter, NAF – 540, transported the president to Daura from Katsina Airport at 4.55 p.m.

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State, Deputy Governor Mannir Yakubu, Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika and top government officials received the president in Katsina while members of the Daura Emirate Council led by the Emir, Faruk Umar Faruk, welcomed him at Daura.

It was reported that the president last visited his country home on Dec. 2, 2019, when he inaugurated construction work on the N18 billion University of Transportation, Daura.

Buhari, while performing the groundbreaking ceremony, said the newly-established institution would bring rapid development to the transport sector and generate both academic and non-academic employment opportunities for Nigerians.

Our correspondent reliably learnt that the president, who is expected back in Abuja on Dec. 18, might entertain both official and private engagements, including visits to his farm, during his one-week stay in Daura.

Ismaila Chafe

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