- Arrangements have been concluded by the All Progressives Congress in Gombe ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to the state
- President Buhari is expected to visit the state on Saturday, February 2, for his campaign rally
- The APC called on the general public to be peaceful during the rally, reminding them that “democracy is not a game of bitterness"
The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Gombe state has said it has concluded arrangements for the coming of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state, scheduled for Saturday, February 2.
Malam Kabiru Ibn-Mohammed, the state publicity secretary of APC, disclosed this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Friday, February 1.
Legit.ng gathers that he said the president, who would be coming for presidential campaign rally, is expected to receive some high profile politicians from the opposition parties.
According to him, on arrival, the president will be expected to visit some critical stakeholders in the state like the Emirate Council among others.
He said if not because the president wanted to fulfill some democratic ingredients, no need for him to come because he had the support of Gombe people already.
The state party image maker appealed to the general public to be peaceful during the rally, reminding them that “democracy is not a game of bitterness.“
He said: “APC believes in peace and fair play, rally round and be in peace for the coming of your dear President, the person you love most."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Jigawa State Hisbah Board, said it had mobilised 335 personnel ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign visit to the state slated for Saturday, February 2.
The board’s commander, Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, made this known in Dutse on Friday, February 1.
Dahiru said the personnel were expected to partner with other security agents in providing adequate security throughout the president’s stay.
He added that the personnel would also assist in crowd and traffic control during the period.
The commander added that the mobilised personnel were advised to act professionally in the discharge of their duties during the visit.
He said: ”We advised our men to discharge their duty professionally during Mr President’s visit. Not only our men, all residents are advised to behave in an orderly manner during the visit."
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