Auno attack: Buhari visits Maiduguri to condole with government, victims

President Muhammadu on Wednesday arrived Maiduguri to condole with people of the state over the killings of passengers in an attack coordinated by Boko .

The insurgents carried the attack at Auno village in Konduga Local Government Area of the state on Sunday night.

The presidential jet landed at about 1:10 PM, at the Nigerian Air Force Base, 105 Composite Command, Maiduguri.

received by Gov. Babagana Zulum and other government officials.

The president accompanied by the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, Mrs Sadiya Farouq, the Minister of ,  Disaster and Social Development as well as other officials.

is scheduled to pay a courtesy visit to the Shehu of , Alhaji El-Kanemi to commesurate with him over the attack.

It will be recalled insurgents had on Feb. 9, attacked Auno dozens of stranded passengers, destroyed vehicles, and properties worth millions of Naira.

Buhari at the Africa Union meeting in Addis Ababa when the attack happened. (NAN)