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Borno Declares Holiday For Buhari’s Campaign Rally

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The government of Borno State has declared Monday as work free day preparatory to campaign rally of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muhammadu Buhari.

The government made this known in a statement signed by the secretary to the state government, Ahmed Jidda, which was made available to journalists in Maiduguri on Sunday.

The government scribe explained that the one day holiday was to enable residents of the state welcome the APC presidential candidate to the state on his campaign rally.

“The Borno Government has declared Monday as a work Free Day,” the statement read, adding that the holiday is “to enable the people of the state welcome the APC Presidential Candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari  who will arrive Maiduguri on a campaign visit on Monday.”

While in the state, Buhari is expected to commission some projects built by the Governor Kashim Shettima.- led administration.

As at Sunday afternoon, the Ramat Square venue of the campaign rally had been prepared for the occasion.

An earlier campaign visit by the APC flag bearer was rescheduled due to security concerns

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