Emir of Daura receives Buhari ahead of crucial polls

Muhammadu Buhari with Governor Aminu Masari and Emir of Katsina Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman in Katsina on his way to Daura

Emir of Daura, Farouk Umar, has received President Muhammadu Buhari after he arrived in his hometown in Katsina State.

The president arrived at the Daura helipad at 4pm on Friday in company of some of his close relations and aides.

Buhari’s chopper left the Umar Musa Yar’Adua International Airport for Daura at about 3.50p.m.

The president is expected to cast his vote on Saturday at Kofar Baru 003 polling unit, Sarkin Yara ward.

Buhari had earlier arrived in Katsina on February 14 for his campaign finale. The number one citizen had hoped to vote on February 16 until the electoral body announced the postponement of elections hours to its commencement.