Katsina governorship election: Buhari arrives Daura ahead of Saturday’s poll

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday returned to Daura, Katsina State, ahead of Saturday’s governorship election.

Buhari travelled to Daura from Doha, Qatar where he spent the last four days.

A statement by Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu said: “On arrival in Katsina, at 4.50pm, President Buhari was received at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua International Airport by Governor Aminu Bello Masari and his cabinet members, and he proceeded to his hometown, Daura, by chopper.

“The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Faruk Umar Faruk and the Emirate Council were at the helipad to welcome the President in Daura.

“President Buhari will remain in Daura until after the Governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections.”

The president was in Doha where he participated in the 5th United Nations Conference on Least Developed Countries, LCDs.

At the UN conference in Doha, Buhari joined the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres and other world leaders to mobilize political will, solidarity and actions to transform LCDs by finding sustainable solutions to the challenges of poverty, food insecurity, hunger, weak infrastructure, poor health facilities and climate change among other problems.

The statement added: “The President, as usual, used the opportunity of the trip to foster closer relations with foreign leaders and promote the nation’s engagements at regional and global level. He also met with Nigerian professionals residing in Qatar.”

Katsina governorship election: Buhari arrives Daura ahead of Saturday’s poll

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