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President Buhari arrives Maiduguri over Boko Haram attack

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, February 12, has arrived in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, for a “sympathy visit.”

In a statement released on a Twitter Handle by Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said the president’s arrival in Maiduguri on Wednesday afternoon.

He tweets:

“12:45pm, President Buhari, aboard the BBJ from Addis Ababa just landed in Maiduguri. He is paying a sympathy visit to the government and people of Borno following the recent horrific incident in which BH terrorists killed several travelers”.

Newsflash247 online news portal had earlier reported that one of the recent Boko Haram attacks in Auno where over 30 travellers were killed by Boko Haram after their vehicles were stopped from entering Maiduguri after 5:00 p.m.

The Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, blamed the military for the attack.

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Abdullahi Hammed

Abdullahi Hammed was born in Kano State, Nigeria. A journalist by profession for the past five years. He Studied Mass Communication at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State. Contact: [email protected]

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