Security has been beefed up in Maiduguri and environs as President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to visit the town.
The President is expected to commission viable projects executed by Gov. Babagana Zulum’s administration during the visit to the state.
These include the Custom flyover, 20km Custom-Muna dual carriageway.
Buhari will also inaugurate the Centre For Distance Learning, University of Maiduguri, donated by Alhaji Mohammed Indimi, who is also the President’s in-law.
The Commissioner of Police, Abdu Umar, said that the command has deployed substantial number of its personnel for the visit of Buhari to the state.
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Umar revealed that personnel deployed in Maiduguri include; men of the Police Mobile Force (PMF), Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), Anti-Bomb Squad (EOD), Sniffer Dog Section, and the “Crack Team’’ personnel.
He advised officers to display a high level of professionalism and operate within the context of the law during the visit.
The commissioner said that the police and other security agencies would be working in synergy towards ensuring law and order during the visit.
He called on members of the public to be law abiding and cooperate with security agents in the course of discharging their constitutional duty.
Recall that President Buhari travelled to Borno state in June 2021 to appraise the security situation and inaugurate some of the viable projects executed by the federal and state governments.