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President Buhari Arrives Bauchi On Two-Day Visit

President Muhammadu Buhari alights from the Presidential Aircraft after it landed at the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday arrived in Bauchi State on a two-day working visit.

The presidential plane touched down at the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport, Bauchi at about 10:20 am on Thursday.

The President was welcomed at the airport by the governors of Bauchi and Adamawa states, Muhammed Abubakar and Mohammed Jibrilla, as well as some ministers.

They include the Minister of Defence, Brigadier General Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd), and the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, among others.

President Muhammadu Buhari inspects a Guard of Honour at the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar; as well as the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, were also on the ground to receive the President.

Shortly after his arrival, President Buhari inspected a Guard of Honour mounted by the military.

He then proceeded to the Nigeria Air Force Base Special Operations Command, Bauchi, to inaugurate the Air Force Referral Hospital Bauchi.

The President is visiting Bauchi after two failed attempts since he assumed office in 2015.

During the visit, he is also expected to flag off the distribution of farming implements to farmers in the state, as well as inaugurate some road projects embarked upon by the Governor Abubakar administration.

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