President Goodluck Jonathan has just landed in Maiduguri Airport in a surprise visit to the hotbed of Boko Haram’s insugency which has claimed thousands of lives.
The Chief of Defense staff, Air Vice Marshall Alex Badeh and National Security adviser, Sambo Dasuki arrived the airport in a separate aircraft.
Governor Kashim Shettima arrived the airport to receive the president.
The President has lately been under fire for his solidarity comments to France after the 3-day attack. Critics said the President was quick to comment of the incident that claimed 17 lives but had been silent as hundreds of people are being killed in his country.
Details of his visit is not available at the moment.