President Muhammadu Buhari visits Bauchi State on a condolence visit


President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday arrived Bauchi State on a condolence visit.

Buhari is visiting the State, after a large portion of the Azare Central Market in Katagum Local Government was gutted by fire on Sunday. This was followed by another heavy windstorm in Bauchi metropolis and environs late on Saturday where many were equally killed.

The presidential jet touched down at the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport, Bauchi at about 9:30 am yesterday.

He was welcomed by Governor Muhammed Abubakar and the Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Kawuwa Damina.

Buhari was also received by the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, as well as the Secretary to the Bauchi State Government, Mohammed Nadada, among other top government officials.