- Thousands of supporters of the All Progressives Congress have thronged the Giginya stadium in Sokoto state
- The APC loyalists filled the stadium to the brim as president takes the train of his campaign to the seat of caliphate
- After the Sokoto event, the president is expected to leave for Kebbi state for another campaign rally
Thousands of supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have thronged the Giginya stadium in Sokoto to attend the campaign rally to be addressed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the president and his entourage had first paid a courtesy visit to the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, before moving to the stadium for the rally.
Legit.ng gathers that the venue of the rally has been well secured by personnel of various security agencies, as the the stadium is already filled to capacity, even before the event commenced.
Already present at the venue are the APC national leader Bola, Tinubu, the director-general of the APC presidential campaign council, Rotimi Amaechi, minister of interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazau, and all party leaders in Sokoto state.
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The president is expected to leave for Kebbi for another campaign rally, after the Sokoto event.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that thousands of supporters as well as admirers of President Muhammadu Buhari in Plateau, on Saturday, January 19, persistently blocked his motorcade heading to the campaign ground of the All Progressives Congress in the state.
The security personnel including the police and soldiers were overwhelmed by the massive crowd of youths including women who wanted to catch a glimpse of the president.
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