The ancient city of Kano came alive today following the visit of General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.), the flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress, APC in next month?s presidential election and his campaign team.
A crowd of APC supporters as has become their tradition over the past few weeks, had been gathering at the stadium, hours before the arrival of General.
According to some tweets by indigenes of the state, the visit of the retired army General has elicited a different kind of buzz as everyone anticipated the arrival earnestly.
?So Buhari is coming to kano today, airport is closed. Everywhere is crowded wow,? @beauti_tohbad tweeted.
?The streets of Kano have been emptied Up. Ride to the Airport is Free. The saviour is here, Baba Buhari is here. @GMBVolunteers @APCNigeria,? @iShaeryph also stated.
Another local, Jasper Azuatalaml, stated in his tweet that, ?Kano state is agog for Gen Muhammadu Buhari. Kano is the state with the highest voting population in INECs register?.
Buhari?s running mate Prof.Yemi Osinbajo shared on Twitter photos of massive crowd in Kano:
?Hearing about the massive reception awaiting us in Kano. We thought Kaduna was fantastic, but Kano is another level.? Prof Yemi Osinbajo @ProfOsinbajo wrote.
The APC campaign team, led by General Buhari, has already visited more than five states. In Niger, Benue, Jos, Rivers and Lagos with thousands gathering to welcome them.
Incumbent President Jonathan, representing the ruling Peoples Democratic Congress, PDP who is key opponent of APC candidate in February polls, has also been campaigning across the country and has been received warmly.
But few hours after Jonathan and his team visited the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa?ad Abubakar III, youths took to the streets to ?sweep? the President and his entourage away.
Source Global Village Extras