President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in his hometown of Daura, Katsina State, where he will cast his vote on Saturday, February 25, 2023, the Presidential Election day.
A statement signed on Thursday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, revealed that the Leonardo AW139 helicopter conveying Buhari from the Katsina Airport touched down in Daura at 05:25pm, after which he was conveyed home by a retinue of DSS officials.
The statement was titled ‘President Buhari arrives Katsina for presidential elections.’
Buhari who has been on the ballot in five consecutive election cycles will, for the first time in two decades (2003- 2023), join the electorate to vote for another candidate asides from himself.
Shehu revealed that Buhari will cast his vote at a polling unit close to his country home in Daura, alongside his wife, Aisha Buhari and other family members.
Also voting in Daura will be members of his entourage, including security, protocol and other State House staff.
Upon arrival, the President was received by the Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari and the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Abubakar.