Buhari didn’t leave Bauchi presidential campaign rally in annoyance – APC chieftain
By Ahmed Ahmed
Chiftain of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Bauchi state Alhaji Salisu Barau has stated that President Mohammadu Buhari didn’t walk out of the Presidential campaign rally venu held in Bauchi in annoyance.
It could be recalled that some reports alleged that President Buhari leave the venue of Presidential Campaign rally in Bauchi angrily because of electricity supply that went off.
Barau who is also the Director, Media and Publicity Bauchi APC Gubernatorial Campaign Council refutes the report in an interview with Journalists in Bauchi on Tuesday.
He said President Buhari left the venue of the campaign happily after performing all designated ceremonial duties that he was supposed to do at the event.
Barau “President Muhammadu Buhari smilingly gave APC flag to the party’s Governorship candidate Sadique Baba Abubakar. He also raised his hand that of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to yelling crowd of supporters.
“We took the incident of microphone failure that imped the President to speak loudly to the hearing of everybody as a natural electrical failure that could be recorded anywhere in the world. Therefore, to us, it was not a prearranged scenario to mar our campaign.
“Postmortem findings revealed that vehicles over matched the cables, thus causing damage to it.
“it was evident to anybody who attended the event that Buhari left waving hands to the cheering crowds who turn out en mass to show solidarity to the party’s Presidential Candidate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, his running mate, Kashim Shetima and Bauchi Governorship candidate, Sadique Baba Abubakar,” he said.
Barau said the mammoth crowth that turned up for the rally is one that go down in history books as the most populous,
He added that it shows the pedigree of acceptance of APC among people of the state who over the years proved to Nigerians that they are true ‘Buharists.’
He called on other political parties to ensure peaceful electioneering campaigns and polls in the best interest of citizens in the state.
Barau however advised Journalists to always be objectives in their reportage.