Buhari pays condolence visit to Borno – 3 days after Boko Haram attack

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President Muhammadu Buhari with Shehu of Borno, Abubakar El-Kanem, during the visit.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday paid a condolence visit to Borno State.

The visit takes place 3 days after Boko Haram terrorists attacked Auno community which close to Maiduguri, the state capital.

Travellers numbering about 30 where said to have lost their lives during the attack which occurred late Sunday evening. The military blamed those who died, saying they disobeyed its directive.

“President Buhari, aboard the BBJ from Addis Ababa just landed in Maiduguri,” presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, said in a statement.

“He is paying a sympathy visit to the government and people of Borno following the recent horrific incident in which BH terrorists killed several travelers,” Mr Shehu added.