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Buhari rejects riding in bullet-proof jeeps

2015-02-03 16:32
Presidential candidate of Nigeria's leading opposition All Progressive Congress, Mohammadu Buhari, meets with US Secretary of State at the US Consulate in Lagos January 25, 2015. US Secretary of State John Kerry said today that peaceful and timely el ~ AKINTUNDE AKINLEYE
Bauchi - The presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari reportedly rejected riding in any of the two Bullet-Proof Jeeps given to him by the Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda during his campaign rally in the state on Saturday, reports NewsDay.

The incident occurred at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport, Bauchi, when Buhari presidential campaign team visited the state.

The two bullet-proof vehicles were stationed at the airport, waiting for Buhari’s arrival from Ilorin, Kwara State.

Also read: Five PDP governors accused of supporting Buhari

When Buhari finally arrived at the airport and was told of the availability of the jeeps for his use , he turned down the request and refused to ride in any of the jeeps.

He rode in an armoured Coaster bus provided by the APC presidentialcampaign office.

Read more at NewsDay.

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