Breaking News: Buhari departs for the US

Breaking News: Buhari departs for the US

Thursday, September 24, 2015 4:55 pm


Buhari: boarding plane for journey to United States

Buhari: boarding plane for journey to United States

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.

Governor Masari bidding President Buhari farewell at Katsina Airport

Governor Masari bidding President Buhari farewell at Katsina Airport

President Buhari introduces to ex-governor Amaechi and Fayemi his grandchildren in Daura during sallah

President Buhari introduces to ex-governor Amaechi and Fayemi his grandchildren in Daura during Sallah

Buhari, Fayemi, Amaechi with Emir of Kazaure,  Najib Hussaini Adamu CON

Buhari, Fayemi, Amaechi with Emir of Kazaure, Najib Hussaini Adamu CON

 

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