Buhari arrives Katsina on 4-day official visit


By Lawrence Olaoye

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, arrived Daura in Katsina State to begin a four-day visit .

The president’s plane landed at the Katsina airport at about 4.25pm.

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State and other top state and federal government functionaries received the president at the airport before he immediately left for Daura, his hometown, to attend to personal and domestic matters.

The president is expected back in Katsina on Monday, where he will be engaged in official assignments.

The president is scheduled to declare open and also participate in the Katsina State Economic and Investment Summit, aimed at diversifying the state’s ailing economic.

The summit which is scheduled to take place between May 9 to 11, is designed to attract investors, and leaders of the corporate world, within and outside the country.

Masari 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 developmental needs of the state.

“The Katsina State Economic and Investment Summit is about the diversification of the state economy. It is about creating awareness among the citizens of the state about the need to be entrepreneur conscious, to be creative and self reliance.”



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