Nigerian President returns to Abuja from Daura, Katsina State

Timothy Choji Abuja


Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari is back in Abuja, the nation’s capital after eight days working visit to Katsina State, where he celebrated the Eid al-Adha festival in his home in Daura.

During the visit, the President inaugurated the Zobe Regional Water project, which would provide 50 million litres of water to the state, and the first NALDA Integrated Farm Estate that would create job opportunities for families, and equip many with modern farming techniques for crops and livestock.

He also inaugurated a 50km Dutsin-ma-Tsaskiya Road in Dutsin-ma Council.

On Sallah day, the President met with NYSC members serving in Daura and gave them 2 cows, one million naira and 20 bags of rice.

President Buhari also hosted Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila and some lawmakers, 12 APC Governors, members of Katsina State House of Assembly and some top government officials like the GMD NNPC, Mele Kyari and Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris.

Before departing Katsina on Friday, the President donated 22 cows to military officers serving in Katsina and Daura.

He donated five cows each to the Brigade and Air Force base in Katsina, the state capital and five each to the Battalion and the Air Force base in Daura.

The soldiers on guard duty at the residence were given two.



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