Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday arrived at the Airforce Wing of the Maiduguri International Airport, Borno for a One- Day working visit.
The presidential aircraft landed at about 12 noon amidst tight security and drizzling rain. President Buhari was received by Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Kashim Shettima, Senator representing Southern Borno, Ali Ndume among others.
Residents of Maiduguri were agog about the visit. Buhari proceeded to the newly completed Teachers’ Quarters in Bulumkutu ward and commissioned the project executed by Governor Zulum.
There are 24 units of flats in the Teachers’ Quarters within six-duplex, dedicated to school teachers. It is one of the over 600 capital projects executed in the three years of Zulum’s administration, in which, most of these projects were Commissioned by President Buhari.
After commissioning the Teachers’ Quarters, Buhari paid homage to the Shehu, Dr. Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Al -Amin Elkanemi in his palace.
Buhari’s visit is to commemorate the 2022 World Humanitarian Day by unveiling humanitarian assistance to thousands of displaced families and other vulnerable persons in the state.
He will commission 500 resettlement homes in Molai community which are part of the ongoing 10,000 resettlement houses/shelter approved for Borno state by the president. More than 6,000 of houses have so far been completed, commissioned and allocated to various beneficiaries.
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