Security operatives on Saturday had a tough time trying to control the crowd that thronged the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos where President Muhammadu Buhari was expected to flag-off his re-election bid in Plateau.
Security operatives were overwhelmed while trying to control a mammoth that thronged the Rwang Pam Township Stadium Jos, venue of President Muhammadu Buhari re-election campaign flag off.
Simon Lalong of Plateau has described Saturday’s mammoth crowd at inauguration of the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari as an automatic endorsement of his candidature by people of the state.
He said the massive turn-out of Plateau people to welcome the president was not a surprise as similar incident was recorded in 2011 and 2014 when he (Buhari) visited the state to campaign.
“PDP maintains that the crowd that made the President’s speech impossible was ferried into Jos from Kaduna, Bauchi and Nasarawa states as well as the Federal Capital Territory.
Thousands of `traditional and fanatical’ supporters as well as admirers of President Muhammadu Buhari in Plateau, on Saturday, persistently blocked his motorcade heading to the campaign ground of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
Adesina said the Rwang Pam Township Stadium, venue of the event, was completely overrun by a sea of humanity, made of ecstatic supporters of the President, who kept hailing the man they love and admire.
Speaking at the rally, President Muhammedu Buhari said it will be a great mistake to return PDP candidates at any level back to government.
The governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Plateau State, General Jon Temlong (rtd), has again denied rumours making the rounds that he is being sponsored by Governor, Simon Lalong.
Though he refused to mention those behind the alleged plot, Mohammed said the masterminds had realised that “their fortunes have dwindled badly ahead of the polls,” adding that the “desperate opposition is orchestrating widespread violence with a ...
There was tight security in and around Holy Trinity Cathedral in Onitsha, Anambra State, the open ground venue of the All Progressives Congress campaign rally by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday.
APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, co-chairman of the party’s presidential campaign council, Bola Tinubu, the Director General and Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi among other top chieftains were in attendance.
The APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, also lambasted Obasanjo, saying the ex-President was watching when the Peoples Democratic Party government was stealing funds meant for fighting Boko Haram.
Earlier at a rally in Warri, Delta State, the Presidential candidate of the APC, Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, vowed that his administration would continue to hunt those who stole public money and deal with them.
The PPCO also berates Adams Oshiomhole, the ruling party’s National Chairman who, “out of frustration, took to name-calling, abuses and hate comments against the PDP Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and other respected Nigerian leaders, ost...