Ilorin – The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its presidential campaign rally in Kwara State because the date clash with Buhari’s visit to Mauritania.
The rally which was initially scheduled for Tuesday was changed due to the president’s interest in the rally.
This was contained in a statement by the Local Organising Committee, Saadu Salahu on Monday.
Salahu said the rally was postponed because it clashed with President Muhammadu Buhari’s trip to Mauritania, as reported by Premium Times.
Buhari was initially scheduled to attend the rally in Kwara State on Tuesday, but will be in the Mauritanian capital for an award ceremony.
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“We regret to announce the postponement of the Bola Ahmed Tinubu/ Shettima APC presidential campaign rally scheduled to hold in Ilorin tomorrow Tuesday 17th January, 2023.
“This is in order to allow President Muhammadu Buhari to lead the campaign.
“The President is scheduled for an international engagement outside the country this week, beginning from tomorrow but insists he would like to personally lead the APC Presidential rally in Kwara State.
“We deeply regret any inconveniences the postponement might have caused our guests and all APC stakeholders,” he said.