President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday arrived in Daura, Katsina state, in preparation for the presidential election, on Saturday, February 25, 2023.
According to his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu, the President, who was received by the Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari and Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, would be casting his vote at a polling unit close to his country home in Daura, alongside his wife, Aisha Buhari and other family members.
President Muhammadu Buhari, whose helicopter landed at 5:25 in Daura, preparatory to the elections, will be participating, not as a candidate as he had done since 2003, but as a voter.
Knowing the importance of every single vote, the President makes sure that all members of his family, members of the entourage, including security, protocol and other staff mrmbers are registered to vote in Daura.
Before heading home for the elections, President Buhari had actively participated in the campaigns of the All-Progressives Congress (APC) and presented the standard bearer, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as his preferred successor, showcasing his record of statesmanship and contributions to economic development and democracy.