President Muhammadu Buhari arrives in Borno state247NNU had reported earlier that President Muhammadu Buhari has left Abuja, the federal capital territory, and is on his way to Maiduguri, Borno State Capital to support soldiers fighting in the northeast.
According to photos shared on social media by the president's official photographer, Bayo Omoboriowo, the president has finally arrived safely in the North-eastern state of Borno to celebrate with the military troops as millions of Nigerians mark the 57th independence anniverssary.
Bayo shared Buhari's photo on arrival in the state and wrote; "President Buhari visited troop of the Nigerian Armed Forces at the headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri Borno State in celebration of 57th Independence anniversary on 1st Oct 2017."
The president's personal assistant on social media, Bashir Ahmad had earlier tweeted;
As Nigeria’s 57th Independence Anniversary celebration continues, President Buhari visits Maiduguri, the Capital of Borno State #NigeriaAt57— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) October 1, 2017
President @MBuhari is currently in Maiduguri, Borno State to celebrate the Nigeria’s 57th Independence Anniversary with Nigerian troops.— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) October 1, 2017
Here are more photos of the president's visit we culled from Twitter;
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