Buhari in Ondo as Tinubu, South-West governors shun APC rally
As President Buhari on arrives at the Akure Airport for the APC campaign rally in Ondo State, he was received by the Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko.
However, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and three of the APC governors in the South-West were again absent at the campaign rally of the party held in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Saturday.
The governors are, governors of Lagos, Oyo and Osun States, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, Senator Abiola Ajimobi and Mr. Rauf Aregbosola respectively.
The reason for their absence was not known at the time of this report.
President Muhammadu Buhari and governors of Imo, Plateau, Kano, Ogun, Jigawa, Edo, States were present at the rally
Speaking at the rally, the Chairman APC Governors' Forum, Mr. Rochas Okorocha, said all the governors of the party were behind the candidate of the of party, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu.
He said, 'Ondo State must join the progressives states in Nigeria, therefore we must vote for him and he will win the election. Akeredolu rejected federal appointments because he loves you people. He wants to serve you, so vote for him.'