President Muhammadu Buhari has left Kastina State, after a private visit to his hometown in Daura.
The President was on Sunday accompanied by the Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, Deputy Governor, Mannir Yakubu, the State Assembly Speaker, Abubakar Yahaya, chairman of the state APC, Shitu Shitu to the Umar Musa Yar’adua Airport.
Also seen at the airport were acting Grand Khadi, Alhafiz Abubakar Bakori, some members of the state executive council, members of the business and political class, among others.
The President arrived Daura late on Friday afternoon to observe the third-day prayers for late Senator Mustapha Bukar, the senator representing Katsina North, the President’s senatorial district
He also joined the Emir of Daura, Umar Farouq, and members of the Daura Emirate Council as well as other community members at the gathering.
According to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, although the trip to Daura was a condolence mission, the people of the town, nonetheless trooped in their thousands to welcome their son, President Buhari, home.