President Muhammadu Buhari arrived at Air Force Base, Maiduguri, Borno State before noon amid tight security.
The Nigerian leader was received by the Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, National and State Assembly members with whom he exchanged pleasantries.
Buhari would inspect a Guard of Honour, before proceeding to inaugurate some projects as well as appraise the security situation at the Theatre Command of Operation Hadin Kai, Mamalari Cantonment.
Ahead of the visit, the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor-led service chiefs, and the Inspector-General of Police to Maiduguri.
The northeastern City is the most ravaged by activities of Boko Haram Jihadists over the past decade.
About thirty thousand people have been killed and over three million displaced since the insurgency began in 2009.