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Buhari, Osinbajo set for APC mega rally in Abia

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President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo are expected to arrive Abia State Tuesday for the mega rally of the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The rally, which will take place in the Umuahia Township Stadium on School Road, is expected to have in attendance, APC national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, the chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum, Rochas Okorocha, and other APC chieftains from the South East and across the country in attendance.

As at Monday reports stated that major entry and exit of the rally venue was manned by heavily armed security operatives in preparation for the president’s visit.

The State Publicity Secretary of APC, Benedict Godson, who spoke on Monday, said arrangements had been completed to host the president.

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He added that the party’s state executive was determined to ensure that no aspect of the mega rally failed on Tuesday.

He said, “We are talking about the visit of the Number citizen of Nigeria here and we are prepared to give him a resounding welcome.

“First of all, Abia State is peaceful; so the security of Mr. President is non-negotiable.

“However, we are also making arrangements for easy flow of vehicular movement in Umuahia on Tuesday to allow residents to go about their normal business without any hindrance.

That is why we are working the security personnel in the state.”

 

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