Buhari reunites with old classmates in Daura

Muhammadu Buhari in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Daura, Katsina State had a reunion with his primary and secondary school classmates who came to pay homage to him to mark the Sallah celebrations.

The president inquired about each individual’s wellbeing, their health and well-being of their family members.

A statement by the president’s spokesman Garba Shehu said the president and his classmates prayed for the repose of those that died between last year when they last met and this year.

Buhari expressed his joy and happiness at the meeting, saying he got the same feeling that he used to have when they were young.

The president and classmates also chatted for a while, talked about the school days and shared a lot of memories.

He thanked the schoolmates for their respect and feelings for him which they have retained all the time.

The leader of the class association, Sen. Abba Ali, commended the sacrifices the president had been making and urged him to maintain focus on the nation which he said was more important than all else.

The presidential aide revealed that the classmates presented a gift to the president and joined him in a memorable group photograph.