President Muhammadu Buhari has taken a group photo with the crew of ATR42-500 Maritime Patrol Aircraft of the Nigerian Air Force.
In the group photo posted by a presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, on Thursday, March 15, the president was seen standing in-between seven Air Force officers that make up the crew of the ATR42-500 Maritime Patrol Aircraft.
Buhari also exchanged handshakes with the officers as a way of commending them for their service to the nation.
See photos of the event below:
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In another report, President Buhari on Thursday, March 15, commissioned Sunti Golden Sugar Estate in Niger state.
The dignitaries present there are the state Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, Kebbi state Governor Atiku Bagudu, chairman flour mills Nigeria John G. Coumantaros among others.
NAIJ.com gathered that it located on the banks of River Niger, in Mokwa the state, the Sunti Golden Sugar Estate is owned by Sunti Golden Sugar Estates, a subsidiary of Flour Mills of Nigeria.
It was learnt that the sugar estate features 17,000 hectares of irrigable farmland and a sugar mill that process 4,500 metric tons of sugarcane per day.
The estate is expected to produce 1 million tons of sugarcane which roughly translates into 100,000 metric tons of sugar yearly.
Meanwhile, some parents of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls on Thursday, March 15, said President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Dapchi had given them more assurance of rescuing the girls safely.
Malam Bashir Manzo, chairman of the Abducted Girls Parents Association, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dapchi that the visit was a true sympathy full of assurances to the parents.
He said that they would heed to the president’s advice to remain steadfast and prayerful for the safe rescue of the girls.
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