DPR moves to douse fuel scarcity over Buhari visit to Kano

DPR moves to douse fuel scarcity over Buhari visit to Kano

Barely 12 hours to the commencement of President Muhammadu Buhari's two-day official visit to Kano, the government has beefed up security, with many security agents manning strategic areas of the city.

The President arrived the VIP Wing of the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport on Wednesday morning to commence the working visit.

This he says is part of the Federal Government's efforts to decongest prisons.

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"I am pleased with this visit and I have learnt a bit more about the conditions of the prisons and inmates", Garba Shehu, senior special assitant on media and publicity, said in a statement.

Buhari, in pardoning the inmates charged them to remain law abiding and stay away from committing crimes that might likely lead them back to prison.

After granting amnesty to the 500 inmates at the state's central prison, President Buhari also commissioned the Panshekara by Madobi junction Underpass and the CBN Quaters by Hotoro road.

Mr. Buhari is also expected to meet with Ulamas and hold an interactive session with community leaders and politicians before returning to Abuja.

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