As the country begins to gear up for general elections in February 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the mammoth crowd that thronged the streets of Kano to welcome him on Wednesday was a clear message to the opposition that his popularity in the North remains unshaken.
Buhari made the observation at a state dinner organised in his honour during a two-day official visit to Kano.
He said he was full of thanks and gratitude to the government and people of Kano for the very warm and peaceful reception.
“I am overwhelmed with the massive reception I have received and, definitely, since this is partisan politics, I think it has sent a clear message to the opposition. Read more