President Muhammadu Buhari and vice president Yemi Osinbajo are expected to arrive Umuahia, the Abia state captial on Tuesday, for the mega rally of the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress. Security has been beefed up in the town ahead of the visit. The rally will take place in the Umuahia Towship stadium on School Road. APC national chairman, Chief John Oyegun, the chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum, Rochas Okorocha and other APC chieftains from the South East and across the country are expected to be in attendance. The State Publicity Secretary of APC, Mr. Benedict Godson, told Punch that arrangements have been completed to host Buhari.
“We are talking about the visit of the Number citizen of Nigeria here and we are prepared to give him a resounding welcome. “First of all, Abia State is peaceful; so the security of Mr. President is non-negotiable. “However, we are also making arrangements for easy flow of vehicular movement in Umuahia on Tuesday to allow residents to go about their normal business without any hindrance. “That is why we are working the security personnel in the state,” he said.