President Buhari Arrives In Katsina For Eid-el-Kabir, Official Visit

The Presidency on Friday night explained that President Muhammadu Buhari has 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.

A statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said that the President was received 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.

During the visit, he said that the President will commission a Nigerian Air force Reference Hospital in Daura, and some road projects completed by the state government: Shinkafi-Yandaki-Gafia-Abdallawa-Dakaba and Fago-Katsayal-Kwasarawa-Jirdede-Koza.

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

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