2019: Akwa Ibom Stops Buhari From Using Stadium For Campaign
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When former presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party Rabiu Kwankwaso was denied the use of the Eagles Square for his campaign, it was perceived that the presidency had a hand in it.
Well, the Akwa Ibom State Government, a PDP controlled state, has also paid the president back in his own coins.
The state government has rejected an application for the use of Godswill Akapbio International Stadium for the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign in Uyo.
Instead, the government approved the Uyo Township Stadium for the presidential campaign, which is scheduled to start on Friday December 28.
A statement issued through the state Commissioner of Youths and Sports Development, Monday Uko, said the refusal became necessary in view of the Nigeria Premier Football League season scheduled to begin on January 13, 2019.
It also claimed that the firm handling the maintenance of the stadium, Julius Berger Plc, had closed for the year.
Therefore, it would be impossible to ‘regrass’ the stadium for the pre-fixed matches.
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