Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje received President Muhammadu Buhari at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, on Wednesday for a two-day official visit to the state.
Members of the State Executive Council, Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, traditional rulers as well as politicians, among others were all present to welcome the President.
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; a Paediatric 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.