Tight Security As Buhari, Service Chiefs Land In Maiduguri

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Buhari in Maiduguri

There is a heavy presence of security operatives in Borno State as the President Muhammadu Buhari and some service chiefs landed in Maiduguri, the state capital on Thursday morning.

It was around 10am when the presidential jet landed at the Nigerian Air Force wing of the Maiduguri International Airport.

Buhari and his entourage were received by the state governor, Babagana Zulum; as well as other government officials.

The governor, had in a statement on Wednesday, said, “President, Muhammadu Buhari, will be coming to Borno State on Thursday, the 17th of June, 2021.

“The President is coming to appraise security situation in the northeast, during which he will commission some of developmental projects executed by the state government.

“The President will also commission the first phase of 10,000 houses which he generously approved and funded, for the resettlement of IDPs and refugees.”

The last time the President visited Borno was on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 when he was booed by crowd angry residents while his convoy drove through Maiduguri.

 

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