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President Buhari to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir in Daura

President Buhari to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari will be celebrating this year’s Eid-el Kabir with fellow kinsmen in his home town, Daura, Katsina State, on Tuesday, August 21. gathered that the president on Monday, August 20, left the Presidential Villa, Abuja, for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 3.06pm.

Bashir Ahmad, the president's special assistant on new media and strategy, made the disclosure in a tweet from his Twitter handle.

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Buhari left shortly after meeting with the nation’s security chiefs during which he directed them to step up their game in order to make the country safer.

Some top government officials saw Buhari off as he left for his hometown.

The government officials included his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari; the National Security Officer, Babagana Monguno; and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.

The president is expected back in Abuja after the Sallah break.

PAY ATTENTION: Read the news on Nigeria’s #1 new app previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, August 20, at the Presidential Villa, had a closed door meeting with service chiefs.

Speaking with State House correspondents after the meeting, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Maj. Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, said the essence of the meeting was to review the security situation in the country.

He said that the meeting focused mainly on the situation in Benue, Zamfara and Taraba states.

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