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Buhari leads Tinubu/Shettima campaign in Bauchi today

By Guardian Nigeria
23 January 2023   |   7:44 am
President Muhammadu Buhari will, today, lead the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi State to campaign for the party’s presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, and his running mate, Kashim Shettima

[FILES] El-Rufai, Tinubu, and Buhari<br />Photo/twitter/officialabat

President Muhammadu Buhari will, today, lead the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi State to campaign for the party’s presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, and his running mate, Kashim Shettima.

According to the campaign programme released by the secretary of the Presidential Campaign Council (PCC), James Faleke, yesterday, the President will be at the rally scheduled for 8.30a.m. in Bauchi.

Director, Media and Publicity, APC Presidential Campaign Council, Bayo Onanuga, stated that the rally would hold earlier than other rallies, as Buhari is also expected in Lagos same day for a two-day visit.

In Lagos, he will commission the Lekki Deep Sea Port, a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) venture, involving the Federal Government, Lagos State government and a private company, Tolaram.

Buhari will also commission the 32-metric tonne per hour Lagos Rice Mill, one of the largest in the world and the 18.75-kilometre six-lane rigid-pavement Eleko Junction to Epe Expressway. 

He is expected to commission the first phase of the iconic Blue Line on Tuesday, as well as the John Randle Centre for Yoruba Culture and History.

Tinubu will take his campaign to Abia State tomorrow and Ogun State on Wednesday.

It will be a busy week of electioneering, as the APC presidential candidate and his running mate will also canvass for votes in Benue and Taraba states on Thursday. While the Benue rally is billed for between 10a.m.  and 1.00p.m, Taraba’s will hold between 2.30p.m. and 4.30p.m.

The campaign train returns to Abuja on Friday for the launch, by Shettima, of the All Farmers Progressive Association and commissioning of tractors for members.