Buhari arrives in Maiduguri 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday arrived in Maiduguri as part of the nationwide visit to troubled areas in the country.

The President is billed to visit Yobe to meet with families of 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at Government Girls Science and Technical School, Dapchi, on February 19.

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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, General Obayomi Olonishakin; National Security Adviser, Retired Major General Babagana Monguno 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.

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

(NAN)

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