President Buhari arrived at his hometown of Daura on Friday, November 29th where he is expected to spend the next five days for official work.
Buhari arrived the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua International Airport at about 4.20 pm, after attending the 5th Summit of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.
He was received by Governor Aminu Bello Masari and Deputy Governor Alh. Manir Yakubu. In Daura, he was received by Emir of Daura Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar and his nephew, Musa Haro Daura, the newly installed Danmadamin Daura.
The President, who is on a four-day official visit to the state, will on Monday participate in a ground breaking ceremony for the University of Transportation, Daura and commission the Kwanar Gwante (Shargalle Road), which is off Kano-Daura Road.
The specialized university, which will be built by CCECC Nigerian Ltd, will focus on research and development of human capital for the transport sector. It will join Maritime University, another specialised tertiary institution, also in the transport sector.