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, Muhammadu Sanusi, traditional rulers as well as politicians, among others.
A crowd was also at the airport and along the major streets in the metropolis, giving the president a rousing welcome.
The President also inaugurated 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 Pediatric Hospital located on Zoo Road, Kano, and the underpass bridge at Madobi/Panshekara Junction.
President Buhari also pardoned 500 inmates of the Kurmawa Central Prisons in Kano metropolis as part of Federal Government’s efforts to decongest prisons.