President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited Mubi Local Government Area of Adamawa State, three months after the
military re-captured the town from Boko Haram militants.
Presidnt Jonathan,who arrived the Yola International Airport
accompanied by the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Bade and all
the other service chiefs and the Inspector General of Police, later
traveled to Mubi by helicopter.
In Mubi, the President met with the Emir, HRH Isa Ahmadu and
sympathized with the people over the loss of their loved ones and
property as a result of the activities of the insurgents.
The President also visited Vimtim, the hometown of the Chief of Defence Staff.
A military source told Channels Television that the President also
traveled to Baga Town in neighbouring Borno State. Baga was one of the
towns overran by Boko Haram insurgents, killing hundreds of people and dislacing thousands more
Jonathan’s visit is coming days after the Minister for Youth Development, Mr. Boni Haruna, visited towns within the area that were captured by the insurgents.
Mubi is the second largest town in Adamawa and among those recently recaptured from Boko Haram by the military.