President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in Dutse, Jigawa state capital, on Monday for a two-day official visit to the state.
The presidential plane landed at about by 10:00 AM at the Dutse Airport.
The president was received at the airport by Governors Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa, and Abdullahi Gandujeo of Kano.
Also at the airport were the Emir of Dutse, Nuhu Muhammadu Sanusi, Emir of Kazaure, Najib Husseini Adamu, Emir of Rimgim, Abubakar Sayyidi Mahmoud, Emir of Gumel, Ahmadu Mohammed Sani, among other traditional rulers, as well as politicians.
Shortly after the airport reception, the president was flown to Hadejia Local government area by a chopper. He is to begin his working visit there after paying homage to the Emir of Hadejia, Abubakar Maje Haruna.
A mammoth crowd was at the airport and along the major streets in Dutse metropolis, giving the president a rousing welcome.