A former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has arrived in Yola, Adamawa State for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign rally in the state.
Naija News reports that the former Minister was spotted among other party chieftains who stormed the northern state on Monday to support the APC presidential candidate, Bola Tinub
The former Rivers State Governor was spotted in white agbada attire complete with a white turban on his head and the name of the APC gubernatorial candidate in Adamawa, Aisha Binani displayed across the chest of his attire in what appears to be a solidarity statement.
Since losing out on the party’s presidential ticket, Amaechi has been relatively silent on the political scene even in his home state of Rivers.
There were speculations that the former Governor may not work for Tinubu in his bid to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari however, he was spotted on Monday at the Adamawa presidential rally of the APC.
Buhari Leads Adamawa Campaign
Earlier, News had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Yola, Adamawa State capital, ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign rally scheduled for Monday, January 9, 2023.
The ruling party had confirmed earlier that the Nigerian leader would lead the flagbearer of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and other members of the Presidential Campaign Council in the electioneering event in Adamawa today.
Tinubu, his running mate, Senator Kashim Shetimma, and other party chieftains had arrived in the state earlier, while President Buhari was received at the airport this morning by the party’s National Chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu.
Buhari’s Special Assistant on Digital Communications and Deputy Director, Special Media Projects/New Media, APC Presidential Campaign Council (PCC), Bashir Ahmed, confirmed this via his verified Twitter page on Monday morning.
The likes of Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State, Kebbi state’s Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and Speaker of Kaduna State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Zailani, and other party officials were at the airport to receive the president.