- President Muhammadu Buhari's supporters in Kebbi state are excitedly awaiting his arrival
- There was presence of a mammoth crowd at the Sir Ahmadu Bello International Airport in Birnin Kebbi
- According to the state chairman of Buhari/Bagudu Support Organisation, President Buhari's visit is a welcome development
The Sir Ahmadu Bello International Airport, Birnin Kebbi, was agog on Wednesday, January 23, when a mammoth crowd trooped to await the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign in the state.
Members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from 21 local government areas of the state and party supporters were also seen colourfully dressed to receive the president, NAN reports.
Legit.ng gathers that the state chairman of Buhari/Bagudu Support Organisation (BBSO), Alhaji Umar Dan-Fari, said the president’s visit was a welcome development.
He said that the organisation was at the airport to receive him because of his developmental strides in the country.
Dan-Fari said: ‘‘The President is presently in Sokoto State, we are expecting him to come to Kebbi any time from now. We hope that he will come and go back peacefully as we are prayerful and optimistic of his re-emerging as our President after the 2019 general elections."
Among those on ground to receive the president were youths, different Buhari support organisations, women associations, NURTW and NARTO members, traders and marketers’ associations, among others.
Similarly, the state chairman of NURTW, Alhaji Usman Bagudu, said: ”We are awaiting the arrival of our President as we want him to win his re-election in order to continue the good works he has started.”
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that President Buhari was unable to give his prepared speech as a large crowd overwhelmed security at the venue of his election campaign in Jos on Saturday, January 19.
The president was reported to have taken almost 30 minutes to reach his seat after arriving the Rwang Pam Stadium.
The crowd, believed to be supporters of the president's party, surged toward the podium while some climbed the top of vehicles in the entourage of the president.
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