Stakeholders and supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger State on Sunday reaffirmed their support for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Abubakar Sani -Bello in the forth coming 2019 general election.
Thousands of All Progressives Congress (APC) faithful and members of the public took to the major highways in Minna, the Niger Stare capital to welcome the Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger State in a show of solidarity for him.
The Governor who had attended the 60th Passing Out Parade of the Nigerian Military School, Zaria and Reunion and 34th Graduation Anniversary of NMS’79 SET EX-Boys
Kaduna State on Saturday returned to Minna on Sunday to a tulmutous crowd of party supporters and well wishers in solidiarity and to endorse him for second term.
The dual carriage Minna-Suleja Road and major roads in the state capital were practically on standstill for over hours as vehicular movement was grounded to a halt.
Received at the NNPC Pogo Depot station, about 15 kilometers to Minna by his Deputy, Alhaji Ahmed Ketso, the state Chairman of the ruling APC, Engr. Jibrin Imam, top party chieftains, members of the state executive council and supporters from the 25 local government areas of the state.
A fifteen minute trip from Pogo, a suburb of the state capital took the governor and his convoy over four hours as various groups, associations, market men and women as well as the commercial motorcycle operators, residents and supporters took over the ever busy road to lead the governor to Government House.
The elated governor had to stand on his car to acknowledge cheers and solidarity slogans by party supporters during the road show solidarity rally by his people.
Earlier at New Wuse, in Tafa Local Government area of the state, party loyalists stopped the governor’s convoy at the old toll gate to recieve the governor and to pledge their loyalty and support for his second term.
Also at Maje, in Suleja local government area, thousands of party supporters and residents thronged out in large numbers to pledge their support for the governor. Poster carrying supporters from Gurara and Paiko local government areas of the state also lined the major road at various points to welcome the governor
Majority of the supporters acknowledged the achievements and giant strides recorded in Governor Sani Bello’s administration and pledged their full support for him as he seeks for re-election in 2019.