President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Bauchi on a condolence visit to the state. The aircraft conveying the President touched down at the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport, Bauchi at about 9:30 am today.
President Buhari was welcomed to the state by Governor Muhammed Abubakar and the Speaker of Bauchi State House of Assembly, Kawuwa Damina. President Buhari is in Bauchi to sympathise with the government and people of the state over the recent tragic incidents that occurred in the state.
At least two persons were killed and several others injured in a heavy windstorm in the north-eastern state last Saturday. Barely one day after, fire gutted a large portion of the Azare Central Market in Katagum Local Government Area of the state.
President Buhari consequently condoled with the victims and those who lost their loved ones to the incidents. The President had also sent a delegation led by the Minister of Education, Mr Adamu Adamu, on a visit to the state.