Ahead of Saturday’s visit of the Presidential candidate of the All progressives Congress, APC, Muhammadu Buhari to Enugu State, the state chapter of the party has disclosed its plan to mobilize no fewer than 250,000 of its members across the state to receive the former head of state.
Enugu State Chairman of the Party, Barrister Ben Nwoye, confirmed this to journalists on Friday.
Nwoye expressed delight at what he termed the rising hope of the people for positive change in the government of the Country in 2015.
“The people are ready to receive the incoming President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari. On the 31st of December, 2014, the prophetic message came that the days of bad luck are gone. The people are ready to receive Buhari, the incorruptible General. They are anxious and curious to receive their general and his visit shall mark a new beginning in the state.
“It shall also seal and unveil the incoming administration in the state, to be headed by Barrister Okey Ezea, with Barrister Juliet Ibekaku, an anti-corruption expert as Deputy. The long expected change has come”, he stated.
Also speaking, Director General of Okey Ezea Campaign Organisation, Ifeanyi Nweke esq, expressed the confidence that Buhari’s visit to the state would be memorable.
According to him: “We are drumming support for him and we need a change and since the change agent is coming to the state, the people are eager to receive him and show solidarity for their gubernatorial candidate, Chief Okey Ezea and his Deputy, Barrister Juliet Ibekaku”.
General Buhari (retd.), is expected in Enugu today, in continuation of his nationwide campaign tour, ahead of the February 14th Presidential election.