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Man walks from Lagos to Abuja to celebrate Buhari’s victory

2015-04-14 14:08
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

Minna -  A man who promised to trek from Lagos to Abuja if Muhammadu Buhari wins the presidential election has begun the journey, reports Naij.

The man, Hasheem Suleiman is presently in Niger State.

Suleiman, who was in Lagos when Buhari was announced the President- elect on March 31, began the journey at about 5am the next day and arrived Ibadan around 6pm.

Also read: Buhari wins historic election landslide

Suleiman had vowed two years ago to trek from wherever he was to the capital of Nigeria, Abuja, if Buhari emerges the winner of the poll in 2015.

He hopes to get to Abuja before May 27 and celebrate with Buhari at his inauguration ceremony.

The distance between Lagos and Abuja is about 700km.

Read more at Naij.

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