Buhari Arrives Daura For Eid-el-Kabir Celebration
President Muhammadu Buhari (image courtesy Presidency)

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua International Airport in Katsina ahead of Sallah celebration at his country home, Daura.

The Presidential jet conveying President Buhari and some of his aides touched down at the airport at about 5.51p.m on Monday, August 19.

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Katsina governor, Aminu Masari, Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika and other government officials were among those at the airport to welcome President Buhari.

President Buhari was later conveyed to Daura by a presidential chopper.

Concise News had reported earlier that President Buhari, who returned to Abuja, Nigeria’s capital from the United Kingdom on August 18 after his 10-working-day vacation, earlier met behind closed doors with security chiefs at the presidential villa.

Major General Abayomi Olonisakin, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), who spoke on the outcome of the meeting, said President Buhari was updated on the security situations across the country.

Olonisakin said the meeting focused mainly on the situation in Benue, Zamfara and Taraba States.

His words: “We just had two and a half hour meeting with the President and Commander-in-Chief.

“We reviewed the security situation across the country- in all the geopolitical zones – and of course, we made all our comments; especially the new operations in Benue, Taraba and Operation Sharan Daji in Zamfara.

“We gave the extent of successes in these operations and we are to continue in this line of action in these operations.

“All the operations were reviewed and all the issues concerning the operations were dealt with.

“He directed that we should continue to step up our game to ensure that the nation is safe and people go about their daily activities in a very safe manner.’’

President Buhari has been observing Eid-el Kabir at his country home, Daura, in the last three years of his presidency.