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Buhari arrives Akure for APC governorship rally

19 November 2016, 16:02

Akure - President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived Akure Airport amidst tight security for the All Progressives Congress, APC, campaign rally for the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State.

Buhari arrived the airport at exactly 10:09 a.m. and was received by Governor Olusegun Mimiko.

Also on ground to receive the president were Kayode Fayemi, Minister of Solid Mineral Development; Olagunsoye Oyinlola, former governor of Osun State and Tayo Alasoadura, member, representing Ondo Central at the Senate.

Also read: Buhari, Osinbajo, Tinubu shun Ondo APC rally

Others were Alli Olanusi, former Ondo deputy governor; Isaac Kekemeke, former chairman of APC in Ondo State; and Jamiu Ekungba, a contestant in the APC primary election that produced Rotimi Akeredolu.

In the entourage of the president were Lai Muhammed, Minister of Information and Culture; Governor Umar Almakura of Nasarawa State and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State.

Also present at the airport were former Governor Joshua Dariye of Plateau and former Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo.

- NAN

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