UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres exchanging pleasantries with Borno state Governor Babagana Zulum and alongside UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Mr Mathias schmale at Maiduguri International Airport.
By Dauda Iliya
The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has arrived Maiduguri, the Borno state capital this afternoon as part of his two-day official visit to Nigeria.
Mr. Guterres is billed to interface with his host, Borno state Governor Babagana Zulum and also interact with surrendered fighters and victims of Boko Haram insurgency.
The UN Secretary-General will round off his visit with a joint media briefing at Government House Maiduguri with Borno state Governor Babagana Zulum.
This is the first official visit of the ninth Secretary-General to Nigeria.
Correspondent Dauda Iliya reports that Mr. Guterres had earlier visited Niger republic and will conclude his Ramadan solidarity visit to Africa with a visit to Senegal.