Supporters ride in a campaign bus of leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and his running mate Yemi Osinbajo as they drive past a campaign poster of Nigerian President and candidate to his re-elect ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Abuja - The Delta state government has declared Wednesday 4th February as work-free day to enable citizens of the state to welcome President Goodluck Jonathan during his Presidential campaign rally.
The governor Emmanuel Uduaghan announced the work free day after his unscheduled inspection visit to Asaba, the venue of the rally.
He said the work free day was an opportunity for the people of the state to come out and welcome their president ahead of the polls later this month.
Uduaghan declared the readiness of the state to receive the Jonathan and his campaign team.
He said the leadership of the ruling Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) and the Ccmpaign team would be receive in Asaba for the party's presidential rally.
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This publication established security and other arrangements for the rally were already in place. Delta State is among the states President Goodluck Jonathan is expecting a block vote at the February 14th general election.
Uduaghan had declared the re-election of Jonathan for another term in office as “non-negotiable” for the people of the South South geo-political zone.
He said the President deserved another four years in office because he was in touch with to the plight of the Niger Delta region.
“The biggest fish in this 2015 election is President Goodluck Jonathan who is re-contesting again as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, he is not just a son of this area, it is significant that we re-elect him because he understands our problems, when we cry to him, he listens. It is our responsibility to vote for him (President Goodluck Jonathan), we did it before and we shall do it again,” he said.