Just in: Buhari ends holiday in Daura, arrives Abuja with family (photos)
- President Buhari departed his hometown Daura after spending his Sallah holiday
- The presidential helicopter with registration no. NAF-540 left Daura at 10.24 a.m
- The president traveled in the company of his immediate family and members of the protocol unit of the villa
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Abuja after spending his Eid el-Kabir break in Daura, Katsina state.
A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent reports that the presidential helicopter with registration no. NAF-540 left the Daura helipad for Abuja at 10.24 a.m.
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The president was in company of immediate members of his family, media aide Garba Shehu and the Chief Security Officer, Bashir Bindawa, and members of the protocol unit of the villa.
The highly-elated Buhari commended the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk, for the wonderful reception accorded to his Niger counterpart, President Muhammadou Yusouffou, who visited the Daura palace on Tuesday after visiting President Buhari.
Buhari was accompanied to the departure point by the emir, politicians, well wishers and security personnel deployed to cover the visit.
In an earlier report by Legit.ng, President Buhari received his Niger counterpart, Mahamadou Issoufou, in his Daura home, Katsina state on Tuesday, September 5, after the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
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Issoufou dropped at the Umaru Musa Yar'adua Airport in Katsina state and was received by top government officials including Governor Aminu Bello Masari.
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