Buhari arrives Daura for Gov, Assembly elections

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived his country home in Daura, Katsina State to participate in the Governorship and Assembly elections tomorrow.

According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, on arrival in Daura, the President visited the palace of Emir of Daura, Dr. Umar Faruk Umar, to express his deep condolences and that of the nation, following death of Hajiya Talatu, the oldest daughter.

During the visit, the President paid tributes to the deceased, describing her as an epitome of motherhood who personified decency, compassion and a very good character.

“I commiserate with you on this moment of sadness for the Emir, the Emirate Council and the people of Daura,’’ he said.

The Emir thanked the President for the visit and wished him a peaceful and successful end to his tenure.

Prayers were said for the repose of the deceased and the wellbeing of the President and the nation.

The President was received at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua International Airport by the Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, the Deputy Governor, Mannir Yakubu, Senator Bello Mandiya, Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Rufa’i Abubakar, Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Dr. Dikko Umar Radda, Speaker, Chief Judge and members of the State Assembly and Executive Council.

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