President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Maiduguri as part of a one-day official visit to Borno.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the presidential jet on Thursday landed at the Nigerian Air Force wing of the Maiduguri International Airport at about 10.45 a.m.
The president was received by Gov. Kashim Shettima, his Deputy, Usman Durkwa, members of national and state houses of assembly, and some top government officials.
Other dignitaries that received the president were the Minister of State for Works, Alhaji Baba Shehuri, Maj.-Gen. Johnson Akinrouluyo, the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, heads of security agencies, community and religious leaders.
Buhari was in Maiduguri to inaugurate various projects executed by the Borno Government in Maiduguri metropolis such as Borno State University; Maiduguri Industrial hub, schools, roads and re-modeled Maiduguri Specialist Hospital.