The presidential campaign Council has said the state rally of the All Progressives Congress in Bauchi State was very successful and outstanding.
The rally which was held at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi, on Monday, was filled to capacity, witnessed mammoth crowd and sea of heads.
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) was physically in attendance.
Buhari had arrived Bauchi to lead the All Progressives Congress’ presidential and governorship campaign rally.
The aircraft conveying the President landed at the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa airport, Bauchi by 10:20 am.
He was received by the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, who is the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate and his opponent in the March 11 governorship election in APC, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar.
Others at the airport to receive the President were the APC party chairman, Abdullahi Adamu; Director-General of the APC Presidential Campaign Council and governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong; Senate President Ahmad Lawan; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; former Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazzau; Andy Ubah, Governors of Borno, Kebbi and Yobe states, Babagana Zulum, Abubakar Bagudu and Mai Mala Buni, respectively.
Buhari proceeded to the Palace of the Emir of Bauchi, Dr Rilwanu Adamu, for a courtesy visit and thereafter headed to the Sir Tafawa Balewa stadium, venue for campaign rally.
Buhari officially presented the APC candidates to the Bauchi electorate at the rally, and afterwards depart for Lagos where he is scheduled to begin his two-day working visit.
In Lagos, Buhari will unveil several projects, including the Lekki deep sea port, the blue line rail project designed to run from Mile 2 (on the mainland) to Marina; 32-metric tons Lagos Rice Mill, Imota; and 18.75km Eleko to Epe T Junction express road.
Others are the John Randle centre for Yoruba culture and history and the groundbreaking for the blue line rail phase 2 (Mile 2 to Okokomaiko).