President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in Kano on Wednesday for a two-day official visit to the state.
Buhari was received at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, members of the State Executive Council, Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, traditional rulers as well as politicians, among others.
A mammoth crowd was also at the airport and along the major streets in the metropolis, giving the president a rousing welcome.
The President is expected to inaugurate a number of projects executed by the Ganduje administration during the visit.
Among the projects are the ultra modern Specialist Hospital, Giginyu, named after him and a Peadiatric Hospital located on Zoo Road, Kano,and the underpass bridge at Madobi/Panshekara Junction.
On the second day, the President will inspect a rice mill, Fullmark Rice Mill Company at Kwanar Gunduwawa, and Gezawa Oil Mill, the largest oil mill in Africa at Tokarawa Industrial Estate both on Hadeja Road.
Buhari is also expected to meet with Ulamas and hold an interactive session with community leaders and politicians before returning to Abuja.