According to photos released by Femi Adesina, the presidential adviser on media and publicity, President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Daura, Katsina State on a private visit for the weekend.
President Buhari arrives Daura Katsina State on a Private Visit for the Weekend on 6th May 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari has begun a four-day visit to his home state of Katsina.
Aminu Masari, governor of the state, and top federal and state government functionaries, received him at the Katsina airport late Friday, before leaving for Daura, his home town.
President Buhari received by Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari and his deputy Alhaji Mannir Yakubu amongst other top government officials in Katsina State shortly before departing for Daura .
During his stay, the president is scheduled to declare open and participate in the Katsina State Economic and Investment Summit, aimed at diversifying the state’s ailing economy.
The summit, which will take place between Monday and Wednesday, is designed to attract investors and leaders of the corporate world, within and outside the country, according to Masari.
The governor had earlier told state house correspondents in Abuja that the summit was conceived as a platform to showcase the state natural economic features to the outside world as well as to attract investors to the state.
“The Katsina State Economic and Investment Summit is about diversification of the state’s economy,” he had said.
“It is about creating awareness among the citizens of the state about the need to be entrepreneur-conscious, to be creative and self-reliant.”