President Muhammadu Buhari is attending the graduation of cadet officers at the Police Academy in Kano today Thursday
There is heavy presence of armed policemen as well as personnel of the Nigerian Army in the main town.
Armoured cars with armed riot policemen could be seen at strategic roundabouts in the city.
The presidential jet is expected to land at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport and the president will proceed to Wudil, some 40 kilometres away from the state capital.
Security has been beefed up in Kano and environs specifically at busy roads of Kano to Wudil road to ensure hitch a free visit.