Wednesday 11 January 2023

2023: President Buhari To Lead Campaign Train To Southwest As APC Reviews Campaign Calendar

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to lead the All Progressives Congress ( APC) presidential campaign train to the Southwest zone of the country starting from Ogun State on the 25th of January.

According to the party, the president is expected to attend rallies in Kwara State on January 17; Bauchi on January 23 ahead of the forthcoming general election.

The  development is contained in the revised campaign calendar of the party’s presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu.

It was gathered that the APC Presidential Campaign Council (APC-PCC) reviewed the campaign calendar after crucial and strategic meeting among Tinubu, his running mate, Kashim Shetimma, members of the Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), and the Campaign Council in Abuja on Monday night in Abuja.

This platform understands that in the revised copy of the timetable sighted by The Nation, President Buhari would be attending the rally in Lafia, Nasarawa State on February 4 while he plays the chief host on the 6th in Kastina State.

The reviewed calendar reveals that the president would also storm Owerri, Imo State on February 14 with the APC campaign train as well as attend the grand finale rally of the campaign on February 18 in Lagos.

The revised campaign calendar further disclosed that the Sokoto campaign earlier slated for January 16 will now hold on January 29 while the South-South mega rally is expected in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital on the 30th.

In the revised timetable, Tinubu would hold an interactive session with NESG on January 13, and engage all APC state chairmen, governorship, and National Assembly candidates the next day.

The campaign train will then move to Calabar on January 19 and stop at Taraba State and then in Jigawa State on the 20th.

The train will afterwards move on the 21st to Abia State; Benue (24th), Benue and Zamfara States are hosting on the 26th and 28th respectively while the campaign council round up the month in Anambra on the 31st of January.

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