The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, reunited with his primary and secondary school classmates who paid him homage at his Daura home to mark the Sallah celebrations.
He also expressed joy and happiness for the meeting, saying he got the same feeling that he used to have when they were young.
This is according to a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled ‘President Buhari in Daura, shares emotional moment with classmates’.
At the meeting, President Buhari enquired about each individual’s well-being, their health and the well-being of their family members.
They prayed for the repose of those that died between last year, when they last met, and this year.
After chatting about their school days and sharing a lot of memories, the President thanked the schoolmates for their respect and feelings for him which they have retained all the time.
The leader of the class association, Senator Abba Ali, commended the sacrifices the President had been making and urged him to maintain focus on the nation which he said was more important than all else.
They presented a gift to the President and joined him in a memorable group photograph.
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