Boko Haram: Jonathan Sneaks Into Adamawa, Paid A Surprise To Soldiers In BattlefieldFeatured, Latest News, News From The State Thursday, February 26th, 2015
By Tom Garba, Yola – President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday sneaked into Yola unannounced and proceeded to Mubi where he met soldiers of 155 special Task Force battalion and paid courtesy call on the Emir of Mubi, Alhaji Abubakar Isa.
The president who landed in Yola International Airport around 11 am amidst tight security boarded a helicopter to Mubi along with service chiefs and Inspector General of Police.
The president chopper landed at the Mubi army Barracks from where the president took a ride to the emir’s palace where he met the emir and members of Mubi Emirate traditional council.
A resident of Mubi, Idris Buba, said there was heavy security in Mubi during the president’s brief visit.
“When the President and his entourage left the emir’s palace, they headed to Vimtim village, the home town of Chief of Defence Staff, Chief Air Marshall Alex Badeh, who is also in the president’s entourage”, Buba said.
Mubi is the second largest town in Adamawa and among those recently recaptured from Boko Haram by the military.
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