Reinforced security in Maiduguri during Buhari’s visit – the Sun Nigeria
Security has been stepped up in and around Maiduguri as President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to visit the city.
The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reports that the president would inaugurate viable projects executed by the administration of Governor Babagana Zulum during the visit to the state.
These include the Custom flyover, the 20 km Custom-Muna two-lane road.
Buhari will also inaugurate the Distance Learning Center at Maiduguri University, donated by Alhaji Mohammed Indimi, an oil tycoon.
Police commissioner Abdu Umar said the command had deployed a substantial number of its staff for Buhari’s visit to the state.
Umar told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri that the deployed staff understand; men from the Police Mobile Force (PMF), the Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), the Anti-Bomb Squad (EOD), the Sniffer Dog Section and personnel from the “Crack Team”.
He advised officers to exercise a high level of professionalism and operate within the framework of the law during the visit.
The commissioner said police and other security agencies would work in synergy to ensure law and order during the visit.
He called on members of the public to be law abiding and to cooperate with security guards in carrying out their constitutional duty.
NAN reports that on June 16, Buhari was in Borno to assess the security situation and inaugurate some of the viable projects carried out by the federal and state governments.
The president also commissioned the first phase of 10,000 houses, which he generously approved and funded, for the resettlement of internally displaced people and refugees.
NAN reports that construction work on more than 4,000 of the 10,000 homes has been completed in Kakeri, Dalori and other communities across the state. (NOPE)