- President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Aso Rock Villa, Abuja
- The president spent four days in Daura, Katsina state
- during his stay in his home town, President Buhari took part in the nationwide APC membership revalidation
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After his four-day visit to his home town, Daura in Katsina state, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, February 2, arrived in Aso Rock Villa, Abuja.
The president, as part of the accomplishments in the visit, took part in the All Progressives Congress (APC) revalidation exercise, Channels TV reports.
One of the president's media aide, Garba Shehu, had revealed that President Buhari will be returning to Abuja on Tuesday.
The return of the president will, no doubt, put an end to the long suspense that has characterised his appointment of a new Inspector-General of Police (IGP) following the expiration of Mohammad Adamu's tenure.
Meanwhile, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, had expressed dismay that 10 governors of the ruling party could abandon their state duties to accompany President Buhari to Daura in Katsina.
The president's visit to Daura was to revalidate his membership of their the APC in his hometown on Saturday, January 30.
In its reaction, the PDP described the decision of the governors to accompany the president as the height of irresponsibility, describing the trip as a jamboree.
Kola Ologbondiyan, the national publicity secretary of the PDP, said it beat the imagination that governors would abandon governance at a time of great insecurity and economic turmoil to embark on a jamboree.
“It is the height of irresponsibility. It beats the imagination that governors would abandon governance at a time of great insecurity and economic turmoil to embark on a jamboree.
“If they devote the kind of energy, they are devoting to chasing shadows in providing actual governance in their states, we will not be having the cases of banditry, kidnapping, armed robbery and other criminal activities which have become the norm rather than the exception today.
“Why would almost 10 governors abandon their states just to witness the president signing a register? When was the last time any of these governors inaugurated a project beneficial to their people?"