President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Daura, Katsina state, in preparation for the Presidential elections scheduled for Saturday, February 25.
A statement today, February 23, by the senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu said that the President was received by the Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari and Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.
The statement said that President Buhari will cast his vote at a polling unit close to his country home in Daura, alongside his wife, Aisha Buhari and other family members.
The statement said that President Muhammadu Buhari helicopter landed at 5:25 in Daura, preparatory to the elections.
“He will be participating, not as a candidate as he had done since 2003, but as a voter.
“Knowing the importance of every single vote, the President makes sure that all members of his family, members of the entourage, including security, protocol and other staff are registered to vote in Daura.
“Before heading home for the elections, President Buhari had actively participated in the campaigns of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and presented the flagbearer, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as his preferred successor, showcasing his record of statesmanship and contributions to economic development and democracy.”