- Gombe people have welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari to the state township stadium
- President Buhari after visited many states in the country arrived Gombe on Saturday, February 2 for his presidential campaign
- The president was accompanied by vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, and other dignitaries
Emerging reports have claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, February 2 arrived Gombe Township Stadium for his reelection campaign.
The reports by Daily Trust claimed that President Buhari was accompanied by vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, and other dignitaries at exactly 11:57am.
The arrival of the president was welcomed with thunderous applause from mammoth crowd that gathered at the stadium.
The MC’s and officials of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are finding it difficult to control the crowds to remain quite and listen to the speeches.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Bala Tinka, the director general of the Peoples Democratic Party’s campaign council in Gombe state, on Friday, February 1, disclosed why he defected to the All Progressives Congress ahead of the 2019 forthcoming general elections.
Tinka stated that his decision is to help President Buhari’s reelection bid for second term. He made this known in a phone interview with Daily Trust.. He said he will be formally accepted into the APC by President Buhari and other leaders of the party in a grand rally to be held on Saturday, February 2.
Tinka point, as he is popularly known, had contested against the PDP’s Gubernatorial candidate in the state, Senator Usman Bayero Nafada. He was made the DG of the party’s campaign council.
In a related development, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo state, declared that a vote for the APC and President Buhari in the forthcoming general elections will be a vote for the continued relevance of the Yoruba nation in the country’s polity.
The governor the state would collaborate with the INEC and other relevant agencies of the federal government to ensure a hitch-free, credible and free election.
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Ajimobi made this known during the party’s campaign rally at Lalupon, in Lagelu local government area of the state.
He used the occasion to present the APC governorship candidate, Adebayo Adelabu, and others, including the candidate for Oyo central senatorial district, Senator Teslim Folarin.
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