President Muhammadu Buhari has started a two-day official visit to Katsina state, the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reports.

During the visit, Mr. Buhari would commission some projects and inspect others carried out by Governor Aminu Masari’s administration.

Some projects ready for commissioning include Kofar-Kaura and Kofar-Kwaya Underpass, Katsina Revenue House, among others.

It would also inspect some ongoing projects within the state capital, Katsina.

Mr. Buhari would also commission some schools, hospitals and roads outside the state capital on the second day of the visit.

According to the Government House itinerary, the president would also inaugurate the new Darma Rice Mills, established by Katsina-based business magnate Dahiru Barau-Mangal.

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NAN reports that security personnel have been posted around Katsina, especially along the routes the president would follow and the project sites.

Since then, the police had announced the temporary closure of some roads on Thursday from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Roads include IBB-Kofar Kaura, Steel Rolling Mills-Liyafa Roundabout, Al-qalam University Roundabout to Kofar-Kaura.


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