- President Muhammadu Buhar has taken the campaign for his reelection to Jigawa
- President Buhari and APC presidential campaign council on Saturday, February 2, arrived Dutse, Jigawa state to launch the party’s reelection bid
- The president was earlier welcomed with thunderous applause from mammoth crowd that gathered at Gombe township stadium
President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council on Saturday, February 2, arrived Dutse, Jigawa state, to launch the party’s re-election bid.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the presidential jet, which took-off from Gombe, Gombe state, conveying the president and members of his entourage,landed at the Dutse International airport at about 2.25p.m.
The president, who is on two-state campaign tour of Gombe and Jigawa states, had earlier visited Barambu town in Alkaleri local government area of the Bauchi state where he flagged-off the commencement of drilling activities at Kolmani-II Oil Well, Gongola Basin, Upper Benue Trough.
While flagging-off the drilling activities, the president directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.
President Buhari had also addressed thousands of APC supporters at a rally in Gombe state, after performing the flagging-off of the drilling activities in Bauchi, before his arrival in Dutse.
Thousands of APC members and supporters lined up the streets of Dutse, while many shops and business places were closed to welcome the president.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, February 2 arrived Gombe Township Stadium for his reelection campaign.
The reports 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.
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