President Buhari arrives Maiduguri for official visit


By Yakubu Uba

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in Maiduguri for a one-day official visit.

The president, whose visit aims to assess the security situation in the northeast, will address troops in Maimalari cantonment and will also inaugurate some completed federal and state government projects.

Some of the projects to be inaugurated include the 4,000 housing units for displaced people out of the 10,000 units built by the federal government in Borno and the Senate building of Borno State University in Maiduguri.

The others are Borno State Professional Entrepreneurship Institute, Muna, Government Day Technical Secondary School, Njimtilo, Dr Babagana Wakilbe Memorial School, Abbaganaram Maternal Health Center and Jiddari Road and Drainage -Polo.

Although movement was restricted in some areas of Maiduguri for security reasons, people still came out in large numbers to greet the president. (NAA)