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How President Buhari Celebrated Independence With Troops in Maiduguri

Pic 25 President Muhammadu Buhari with Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Garbai during the President's visit to troop of the Nigerian Armed Forces at the headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole to mark the 57th Independence Day Celebration in Maiduguri on Sunday (1/10/17) 05222/01/10/2017/ICE/NAN
Pic 22. President Muhammadu Buhari (3rd l); Gov Kasheem Shettima of Borno State (3rd r) cutting Independence Anniversary Cake with the Service Chiefs during the President's visit to troop of the Nigerian Armed Forces at the headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole to mark the 57th Independence Day Celebration in Maiduguri on Sunday (1/10/17) 05219/01/10/2017/ICE/NAN

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari made a surprised visit to Maiduguri, Borno State, to felicitate with troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, on the nation’s 57th Independence Anniversary.

Buhari, who according to pictures released from the area by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, showed the President addressing the frontline troops in the restive State of Borno.

The President’s visit came a day after the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, led service Chiefs to Borno State to celebrate Nigeria’s Independence Day with troops whose morale are already boosted upon the CICs arrival.

President Muhammadu Buhari with Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Garbai during the President’s visit to troop of the Nigerian Armed Forces at the headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole to mark the 57th Independence Day Celebration in Maiduguri on Sunday (1/10/17)
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President Muhammadu Buhari (3rd l); Gov Kasheem Shettima of Borno State (3rd r) cutting Independence Anniversary Cake with the Service Chiefs during the President’s visit to troop of the Nigerian Armed Forces at the headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole to mark the 57th Independence Day Celebration in Maiduguri on Sunday (1/10/17)05219/01/10/2017/ICE/NAN

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