Heavy security cordon has been thrown around Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) flag off rally Tuesday.
Armed security operatives are standing guard on all major roads in the city. Regular policemen lined the major highway in Ikere and Ado on the route to be taken by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Osinbajo is expected to touch down at Akure Airport and travel by road to Ado, which is about 50 minutes’ drive from the Ondo State capital.
The vice president is expected to present the party flag to the APC governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi at the rally.
Senior party figures including the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and former Interim National Leader, Chief Adebisi Akande, had arrived the city on Monday. Read more