Thursday, September 24, 2015 4:55 pm
President Muhammadu Buhari has left Nigeria for the United States to attend the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Buhari departed with a 22 man delegation from Katsina International Airport this afternoon for the 10 hour journey, just a few hours after celebrating the Eid-el-Kabir in his hometown of Daura.
President Buhari is being accompanied by the Governors of Kaduna, Niger and Cross River states.
Former governors Rotimi Amaechi and Kayode Fayemi, Senator Hadi Sirika from Katsina State and a former member of the House of Representatives, Abike Dabiri, from Lagos, are also in the entourage.
Others are Major General Monguno (Rtd), the National Security Adviser; Femi Adesina, the Presidential Special Adviser on Media; Sarkin Abba Kalu, Special Adviser Household Matters; Lawal Kazuare (State Chief of Protocol), Nura Rimi, Presidential Liaison Officer; Lt. Col M. L Abubakar (Aide de Camp); Bashir Abubakar, Chief Security Officer; Sabi’u Yusuf (Personal Assistant); ACP Abdukarim Dauda, Dr. Suhayb Sanusi Rafindadi, Chief Personal Physician; and Ya’u Abdulahi, Chief Detail.
Some Photographs of the president’s activities before leaving Katsina to the United States.