- Hundreds of supporters have gathered at the Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri, the Imo state capital, for the APC presidential rally in the state
- The rally is considered a ground breaking one as it is happening in a major APC state in the south east
- Bola Tinubu, the APC presidential flagbearer, is one of the leading presidential candidates in the forthcoming election
Owerri, Imo - The Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri, the Imo state capital, was filled to capacity from as early as 8am for the ground breaking presidential campaign rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday, February 14.
The stadium's entrances were filled with armed security men who asked the people to be on a queue, The Nation reported.
Everything set for APC presidential campaign rally in Imo
The Imo state chairman of the APC Presidential Committee Council (PCC) in charge of Publicity, George Agbakahi, said:
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“So far so good everything is in place, Imo people have shown commitment, they are resolute because of our Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. So, today will be like fun fares, like a bazaar, there will be a multitude of people like we have never seen in any other state.”
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Tinubu has recently been outspoken about the recent policy of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC administration of the federal government, particularly on the naira redesign policy.
The government has said the policy will curb vote buying in the forthcoming poll. Still, Tinubu has alleged that the policy is to scuttle his chances in the 2023 election as it affects Nigerians, who will consider it his party's agenda.
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Legit.ng earlier reported that the APC presidential flagbearer in the 2023 election has vowed to revive the popular Argungu fishing festival in Kebbi state.
Tinubu also promised to upgrade the agricultural status of the state if he is elected as the president in the forthcoming election.
The presidential hopeful commended the partnership between Lagos and the state in rice farming and promise to strengthen it across the state.