President Buhari, today arrived the Maiduguri air force base, in Borno State state while on his way to Yobe State to meet with families of 110 school girls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at Government Girls’ Science and Technical School, Dapchi, on Feb. 19. This is his first visit there since the girls were abducted.
President on arrival was received by Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno, Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Obayomi Olonishakin, National Security Adviser (NSA) Retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno and other service chiefs.
Others were the ministers of Education; Youth and Sports, Interior, and Information and Culture, Mr Adamu Adamu, Solomon Dalong, Abdulrahman Dambazau and Alhaji Lai Mohammed.
The president, accompanied by top government functionaries, is expected to board a chopper to Damaturu, the Yobe capital later in the day.