The president, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (ret.), joined the All Progressives Congress campaign train on Monday in Yola, the Adamawa state capital.
Buhari, who made his second election campaign appearance, after the inaugural launch of the presidential campaigns, called on the electorate to vote for Tinubu as the next president, saying he will work for them and transform the country.
He supported the party’s presidential standard bearer, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, in seeking constituency support for party candidates at all levels.
The duo also called on the people of Adamawa State to make history by electing the country’s first female governor by voting for Senator Ayishatu Binani, who is the state’s APC candidate.
“She is bright, motivated and results oriented. She will perform better for the state,” Tinubu said at the rally, which was held at Maidoki Ground, Yola.
Speaking of Buhari, who also participated in the campaign rally, Tinubu said the former military head of state has laid a solid foundation for the country and vowed to build on it if elected.
The APC candidate also thanked the president for coming to the rally and said he was deeply honored by the gesture.
Meanwhile, a statement signed by the president’s special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, and titled “President Buhari urges voters in Adamawa to elect the first female governor and make history,” quotes Buhari as saying that Binani has constantly worked for welfare. of the state and indigenous people for many years.
At the same event, Tinubu, speaking about his plans for the Northeast, where his running mate Kashim Shettima hails from, signaled his intention to change the region by deploying modern dynamics in the agricultural sector.
He said: “I envision productive farmland that produces enough abundant food to feed the state, help feed the rest of the nation and even export to a world in need of our dynamic contribution to humanity. I envision both manufacturing centers and agricultural centers that will allow you to produce finished products that will expand the local economy, create jobs, and raise the standard of living for all of you. What I promise is real and achievable. Give me and Shettima the mandate to accomplish this.”
Taking a jab at his Peoples’ Democratic Party counterpart, Atiku Abubakar, the former Lagos state governor was quoted as saying: “I heard that a former vice president who comes from Adamawa wants to return to Aso Villa again. You have to decide if you owe him your vote simply because he is from here or if you owe yourself a better nation and a future.
“If you think a better tomorrow is possible, then you can’t support Vice President Privatize Everything. If you give him the nation, he will sell everything he can and leave you with nothing.
In his remarks, APC National Chairman Senator Abdullahi Adamu called on voters to elect Tinubu for president and Senator Binani for governor of Adamawa state.