BREAKING NEWS: President Jonathan Lands Maiduguri In Surprise Visit To Support Troops

BREAKING NEWS: President Jonathan Lands Maiduguri In Surprise Visit To Support Troops

By Ekemini Ekwere | News Reporter on January 15, 2015
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President Goodluck Jonathan
President Goodluck Jonathan has just landed in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State in a surprise visit to lend support to the Nigerian troops.
The President left for Abuja right after the 2015 Armed Forces Remembrance Day ceremony in Abuja. He was received at the airport by the state governor, Kashim Shettima.

The Chief of Defense staff, Air Vice Marshall Alex Badeh and National Security adviser, Sambo Dasuki joined President Jonathan on the trip.

Borno State has been the centre of Boko Haram terrorists activities since 2009.

The deadliest attacks Nigeria has recorded occurred in Borno State including the abduction of Chibok schoolgirls in April 2014.

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