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Massive crowd receives Buhari in Maiduguri

From right: President Muhammadu Buhari; APC Governorship Candidate in Borno State, Prof. Babagana Umara-Zulum; APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole; and others, during the presidential campaign rally in Maiduguri, Borno State yesterday Photo: State House
From right: President Muhammadu Buhari; APC Governorship Candidate in Borno State, Prof. Babagana Umara-Zulum; APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole; and others, during the presidential campaign rally in Maiduguri, Borno State yesterday Photo: State House

There was massive turn out of people at the Ramat square where President Muhammadu Buhari led his party, the APC for his reelection campaign in Borno State.

President Buhari who arrived Maiduguri minutes after 10am ‎was received by Governor Kashim Shettima, former governors and members of the  National Assembly.

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The convoy thereafter drove to the Shehu’s palace where they paid homage to the Shehu of Borno before proceeding to the Ramat Square for the rally.

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Buhari who spoke at the event thanked the people of Borno for their support.

The APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, co-chairman of the party’s presidential campaign council, Bola Ahmed Tinubu among others attended the rally.

Governor Shettima said Borno remained the natural home of Buhari and assured that the same feat of giving him massive votes would be repeated this year.

In their separate remarks, Tinubu, Oshiomhole and Rotimi Amaechi commended the people of Borno State for the warmth reception accorded President Buhari and his entourage.

Comrade Oshiomhole also presented a flag to the governorship candidate of the APC, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum.

Many PDP defectors including a former governor of Borno State, Alhaji Mohammed Goni were received by the APC leadership.

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