Buhari begins 9 days official visit to Katsina

August 9, 2019
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday arrived Daura, Katsina State, for a nine-day official visit, which includes celebrating the Eid-el-Kabir with family members, and commissioning of developmental projects.

The President was received in arrival by Governor Aminu Bello Masari, Deputy Governor Mannir Yakubu and top government officials at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua International Airport, while the Emir of Daura, Faruk Umar Faruk, and members of the Emirate Council welcomed him at the Helipad in Daura.

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement in Abuja on Friday narrated that during the visit, President Buhari will commission a Nigerian Air Force Reference Hospital in Daura, and some road projects completed by the state government which include: Shinkafi-Yandaki-Gafia-Abdallawa-Dakaba and Fago-Katsayal-Kwasarawa-Jirdede-Koza.

The President is expected to receive the President of Guinea, Alpha Conde, and also meet with victims of banditry attacks in Katsina State before returning to Abuja.

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