Borno state government on Sunday declared Monday as a work-free day for the visit of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Presidential Candidate General Muhammadu Buhari to the state.
The Secretary to the State Government Ambassador Baba Ahmed Jidda stated this in a statement issued to newsmen, saying the gesture was to enable residents of the state welcome Buhari to the state for the presidential 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 the party supporters to come out en masse to welcome the visitor.“Gov. Kashim Shettima has enjoin all Borno residents to come out en masse and line up the streets to welcome the peoples’ general,” the statement further added.