MAIDUGURI – The Borno State Government yesterday declared Monday, February 16, as a work-free-day ahead of the visit of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to the state.
Alhaji Ahmed Jidda, the Secretary to the State Government, announced this in a statement in Maiduguri.
Jidda said that the gesture was to enable residents of the state receive Buhari during his campaign rally.
“The Borno Government has declared Monday as a work-free-day.
“The declaration 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,” he said.
Jidda urged party supporters to come out en mass to welcome the visitor.
“Governor Kashim Shettima has enjoined all Borno residents to come out en mass and line up the streets to welcome the Peoples’ General,” he said.

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