Ekiti Governorship: Buhari, Tinubu, APC Governors Set For Grand Rally For Fayemi
Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are in Ekiti State for a grand rally on Tuesday in support of Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the party’s flag bearer in Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
Governors Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun, Yahaya Bello of Kogi, Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo, Rochas Okorocha of Imo, and Abdul’aziz Yari, who is the Chairman of Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) are already on ground
Also present in Ekiti is Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, head of the party’s reconciliation team while those still expected are Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the party’s national chairman, as well as other members of the National Working Committee (NWC).
The presidency, on Monday, confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari would be in Ekiti State on Tuesday for the grand finale rally of the APC.
The President would meet with leaders of the party before the rally and admonish them on the need to forge a common front so as to secure victory for the party in Saturday’s governorship election.
Security has been beefed up in Ado-Ekiti, the capital city, ahead of the president’s visit as armed policemen have manned strategic areas while all the major hotels in the state had been fully booked as at Monday morning.
Speaking with reporters, Fayemi said he was confident of victory at the polls, adding that what he witnessed during his tour of local governments in the state during the rally showed that the people of the state wanted him back.
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