The presidential campaign train of the All Progressive’s Congress (APC) on Friday arrived moved into Abia and Ebonyi States, with General Muhammadu Buhari reiterating in Aba his commitment to the provision of infrastructure, particularly power, in order to rejuvenate the economy of the city.
At the rally in Aba, which was anchored by Honourable Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the first Executive Governor of Abia State, Ogbonnaya Onu, described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as “a doctor that has been unable to treat an infection for 16 years.”
He advised the crowd about the importance of voting in the APC so as to bring about positive change in the state and country.
“We cannot afford to put all our eggs in one basket,” he said, referring to the PDP.
Other speakers at the event included the former governor of Anambra State, Dr. Chris Ngige, Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi, and APC National Chairman John Oyegun.
The APC presidential campaign, which kicked off on Tuesday in Port Harcourt state, led by APC Presidential Candidate Muhammadu Buhari and his running mate Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has continued at a measured pace through Cross River, Imo, Delta, Edo and Bayelsa.
During the Abia visit, General Buhari paid a courtesy visit upon HRMajesty Ezei A Ikonne Enyi of Aba, who named him as Muhammadu Okechukwu Buhari and also conferred on him the title Ogbuagu 1 (the Lion-Killer) of Aba on him.
Also speaking at the rally was Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, who described the Buhari as “an enemy to those who steal government money.”
From Abia, the campaign train moved into Abakaliki, in Ebonyi State.