Update: President Buhari arrives Bauchi on 2-day working visit

Update: President Buhari arrives Bauchi on 2-day working visit

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Bauchi state for his scheduled two-day working visit.

The president arrived the state on Thursday, April 26.

The Punch reports that he was welcomed by the governors of Bauchi and Adamawa states, Muhammed Abubakar and Mohammed Jibrilla at Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport, Bauchi. Also present to receive him were some ministers.

Update: President Buhari arrives Bauchi on 2-day working visit

President Buhari and Bauchi governor acknowledging cheers from residents. Credit: Aso Rock

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NAIJ.com had reported that Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar of Bauchi state declared Thursday April 26, as a public holiday ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari's two day visit to the state.

Update: President Buhari arrives Bauchi on 2-day working visit

The massive crowd that welcomed Buhari to Bauchi. Credit: Aso Rock

According to a statement sent to NAIJ.com by the special adviser, media and strategy to the governor, Ali Ali, the holiday was declared to enable all and sundry give the president a rousing reception tomorrow.

Update: President Buhari arrives Bauchi on 2-day working visit

Buhari receives a rousing welcome in Bauchi. Credit: Aso Rock

While in Bauchi, the president is expected to commission some projects especially roads and flag off the distribution of 500 tractors to farmers in the state.

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Update: President Buhari arrives Bauchi on 2-day working visit

With flags and posters, they welcomed Buhari. Credit: Aso Rock

Earlier in a broadcast to the state, the governor had enjoined the people of the state to come out enmasse to receive the president when he arrives the state.

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