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Thursday, 31 August 2017

UPDATE: President Buhari arrives Katsina state for Sallah celebrations (photos)

President Buhari arrived Katsina state on Wednesday, August 30, en route to his hometown

- The president will be celebrating this year's Eid-el-Kabir in Daura, Katsina state

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Katsina state today, August 30, en route to Daura his hometown for Sallah celebration.

This was revealed by Katsina state governor Aminu Masari in a tweet to welcome the president.

The president’s plane landed at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Airport, in Katsina state in Nigeria Air Force plane 001 around 4:03 p.m.

Governor Masari at the Umaru Musa Yar'adua Airport waiting for the arrival of President Buhari Photo credit: Twitter, Governor Masari

He was received on by Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, Emir of Katsina and other top government officials of the state.

President Buhari was immediately flown to his hometown, Daura in a chopper.

People of Katsina state waiting for President Buhari's arrival at the airport Photo credit: Twitter, Governor Masari

According to the assets declaration that was made public, Buhari owns a modest apartment in his hometown Daura, Katsina state.

His residence is located in the Government Reserved Area, a few metres off Daura-Kwangolam road, nestling the Daura Shagari Low Cost Housing Estate.


President Buhari arrives Katsina state for Eid-el-Kabir celebrations Photo credit: Twitter, Governor Masari
It had been earlier reported that the government of President Buhari declaered September 1 and Monday 4 , as a public holiday in celebration of the Eid-el-Kabir.

The announcement of the public holiday was made by Abdulrahman Dambazau, the interior minister.

Speaking on behalf of the government, Danbazau congratulated Muslims over the celebration.

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