The presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has arrived Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State to a rousing reception.
Tinubu, was received by Governor David Umahi, members of the State Executive Council, State and National Assembly members, traditional rulers, stakeholders of the party, and crowd of party faithfuls and supporters of the state.
The APC presidential flag bearer immediately commissioned the new Government House dualists road built by the Umahi administration.
Tinubu hailed Umahi for the laudable achievements he has recorded despite the lean resources of the State.
He said the people of the State are known for their determination, courage and independence of mind which enable them to achieve great feats wherever they find themselves.
He said: “Umahi is an accomplished leader who has built others. He has done well. It is a joy to be here to witness progress and development”
“I know Ebonyi for their determination, courage and independent of mind to do good things and I have seen many signs of the developmental strides of this administration as I was coming in.”
The APC presidential candidate will hold a meeting with stakeholders of the state this night after which he will attend a gala organised by the State Government in his honour.
On Thursday, he will attend an APC grand rally/flag-off of the presidential and governorship campaigns of the party in the State at the Pa Ngele Ọrụta township stadium Abakaliki.