Ahead of the governorship election this Saturday in Edo State, President Muhammadu Buhari has been scheduled to lead members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the state tomorrow (Tuesday) for the grand finale of the party’s governorship campaign.
The Edo APC Chairman, Mr. Anselm Ojezua, disclosed this on Monday in Benin, the state capital, while speaking with journalists.
According to Ojezua, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and all APC governors would be at the grand finale of the Godwin Obaseki governorship campaign, which would take place at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin.
The party chair further stated that the National Campaign Council for the election headed by Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos state was already in the state to prepare grounds for the rally.
He also said that all arrangements had been concluded to ensure that the event was hitch-free.
“All logistics to ensure free movement of the visitors and party supporters across the state have also been perfected.
“Anytime APC is holding rally, there is always mass mobilisation.
“Once the people know that the president is coming this time around, our people will be so excited to receive him”, Ojezua added.
The party chairman called on the people, in respective of party affiliation, to come out in their numbers to welcome the president and his entourage to the state.
Meanwhile, the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium is wearing a new look ahead of the event.
The stadium witnessed a heavy presence of soldiers and other security operatives, who took charge to ensure adequate security ahead of the event.
They were also seen at major roads leading in and out of the stadium.