From Paul Orude, Bauchi
PDP presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar visited the state capital Tuesday to flag off his campaign in the North East.
The Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium was full to capacity while outside the stadium were thousands of excited supporters who came out to welcome the former Vice President.
Atiku’s plane landed at the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport Bauchi at about 11:55 am in company with the National Chairman of the PDP Senator Iyorchia Ayu, his running mate Governor Ifesnyi Okowa, several PDP governors including Emmanuel Udom and Aminu Tambuwal.of Akwa Ibom and Sokoto States and dignitaries to flag off the 2023 campaign exercise of all PDP candidates from top to bottom.
He was received by Bauchi State Government officials led by Governor Mohammed of Bauchi State, equally, the PDP gubernatorial candidate alongside party executives and other critical stakeholders of the state.
The Wazirin Adamawa and his host paid homage to the Emir of Bauchi, Dr Rilwanu Adamu, before moving to the stadium where thousands of PDP supporters were already waiting.