• News - North East - Yobe
  • Updated: January 08, 2023

Authorities Beef Up Security In Yobe Ahead Of Buhari's Visit

Authorities has beefed up security in Damaturu ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Yobe on Monday.

Reports say there has been heavy presence of police personnel and other security agencies at strategic locations in the capital city.

Police spokesman in the state, DSP Dungus Abdulkarim, told NAN that they are fully equipped and ready to ensure adequate peace and security in Damaturu before, during and after the visit.

He said the president would inaugurate the newly-built Police Command Headquarters, Police Ultra-modern Hospital and Police Secondary School in Damaturu.

Buhari is also expected to inaugurate the Damaturu Cargo Airport, Model School at New Bra Bra Quarters, newly-built Maternal and Child Healthcare Complex and the Damaturu Ultra-Modern Market.

Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Tourism in Yobe, Barma Shettima, earlier said that the market has state-of-the-art facilities.

He said other modern markets in Nguru and Gashua are also completed, while that of Potiskum had reached 65 per cent completion level.


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A'isha Ahmad
A'isha Ahmad

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