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President Buhari In Daura For 5-day Visit



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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday arrived Daura, Katsina State for a five-day official visit.

This was disclosed on Thursday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

Naija News reports that Buhari arrived the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua International Airport at 4.20 pm and was received by Governor Aminu Bello Masari.

Garba Shehu disclosed that Buhari will on Monday partake in a groundbreaking ceremony for the University of Transportation, Daura and commission the Kwanar Gwante (Shargalle Road), which is off Kano-Daura Road.

“The specialized university, which will be built by CCECC Nigerian Ltd, will focus on research and development of human capital for the transport sector.

“The President will depart Daura on Tuesday for Kaduna,” he said.

Recall that Buhari had participated in the 5th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, on Friday.

Apart from the Nigerian leader, the one-day meeting was attended by leaders of major gas-producing nations of the world namely, Algeria, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Libya, Bolivia, Iran, Qatar, Russia, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela, Kazakhstan and Norway, whose countries account for 70 per cent and 80 per cent of global gas reserves and production respectively.

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.