Buhari arrives Maiduguri en-route Yobe to commiserate with victims

On his way to Yobe State to meet with families of 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at Government Girls Science and Technical School, Dapchi, on February 19, President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday touched down in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

The presidential jet landed at Maiduguri International Airport at about 11.01 am.

The President was received by Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno, Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Obayomi Olonishakin, National Security Adviser, NSA, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd.) and other service chiefs.

Others were the Ministers of Education; Youth and Sports, Interior, and Information and Culture, Mr Adamu Adamu, Solomon Dalong, Abdulrahman Dambazau and Alhaji Lai Mohammed respectively.

The President, accompanied by top government functionaries, was expected to board a chopper to Damaturu, the Yobe capital later in the day.

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