- Earlier, President Muhammadu Buhari expressed outrage at the latest reports of killings in four villages of Zamfara state by bandits, who are now referred to as terrorists
- On Friday, January 27, the president is expected to be in the state to sympathise with the families of victims of recent attacks
- Meanwhile, President Buhari would commission special projects in Sokoto state which include 48 megawatts power plant and cement plant before heading to Zamfara
President Muhammadu Buhari would pay a condolence visit in Zamfara state, today, Friday, January 27, to condole with the people over recent terror attacks which left scores dead.
The president has already left the presidential villa, Abuja Thursday morning for Sokoto state where he will commission a new three million metric tonne cement plant built by BUA Cement.
He will also commission a 48 megawatts power plant in the state and thereafter proceed to Zamfara for the condolence visit, The Nigerian Tribune reports.
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"President Muhammadu Buhari will be in Sokoto this morning, to commission #BUACement's 3 million metric tonnes per annum Sokoto Plant and 48 Megawatts Power Plant, before proceeding to Zamfara to condole with the people over recent unfortunate attacks in parts of the State."
At least 200 people were believed to have been killed by bandits in villages in the state earlier this month.
Tinubu donates N50m to victims of Gusau attack in Zamfara state
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, donated the sum of N50 million to families of victims of the recent killings in two local government areas of Zamfara state.
Tinubu who is popularly referred to as the national leader of the APC made the donation on Thursday, January 13 when he paid a visit to the northwest state ravaged by banditry in the last few months.
Some governors of the APC had also visited to commiserate with the government and people of the state.
Photos emerge as Buhari visits Borno state, commissions new projects, commends Zulum for remarkable work
Earlier, President Buhari on Thursday, December 23, paid an official visit to Borno, to commission a number of infrastructure projects by the state government, in addition to a noteworthy philanthropic intervention by Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi.
Buhari also paid a courtesy call on the Shehu of Borno, Dr. Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El Kanemi.
Governor Zulum and the Shehu of Borno both happily noted that the people of Borno state are enjoying the gradual return of peace to their State, which has enabled many to return to their homes, farms, and communities.