Presidential Elections 2019 in Nigeria
Thousands of supporters of the ruling party All Progressives Congress (APC) have thronged the Giginya stadium in Sokoto to attend the campaign rally to be addressed by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, January 23.
The governorship candidate of the APC candidate, Sani Abubakar Danladi has said days of the PDP is over in the state, saying the PDP's acclaimed electoral victories in the state are a result of rigging, thuggery and intimidation.
The All Progressives Congress said the orchestrated violence is aimed at preventing them coming out enmasse to honour President Muhammadu Buhari and other APC leaders with their presence at the party's February 4 rally.
The minister of communication, Adebayo Shittu, has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been transformed to an impartial umpire where it now conducts free, fair and credible elections.
The Taraba state chapter of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it would hire donkeys and canoes to distribute election materials in areas with difficult terrains for the 2019 general elections.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have said that presiding officers for the forthcoming elections will be chosen from 2018 corps members of batch A, B and C.