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Buhari in Katsina for Sallah celebrations

By Bashir Bello

KATSINA—President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday arrived Katsina on his way to Daura, his hometown, for the Eid-el-Kabir sallah celebration.

Buhari landed in the Nigerian Air Force Presidential jet 5N-FGT at about  4pm  at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua International Airport in Katsina.

He was received at the airport by Governor Aminu Bello Masari, other top government officials, Emir of Katsina, Dr. Abdulmumini Kabir Usman and his counterpart from Daura, Alhaji Umar Faruq.

President Buhari after the airport ceremonies, proceeded to the helipad area of the airport where he boarded an helicopter to Daura where he is expected to spend the Sallah break.

The President’s arrival for the Sallah festivity was the first since his return from the medical vacation to the United Kingdom.

 


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