By Efio-Ita Nyok
Feelers from Calabar metropolis, the capital city of CR State suggests that the Presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress(APC), namely, Muhammaddu Buhari is billed to pay a visit to Cross River State in the company of staunch party stalwarts like the APC leader Bola Tinubu and others.
At the state party Secretariat of the APC domiciled in Marian Hill by Barracks Road, there is a flurry of hustles and bustles as they rally to receive the APC contingent. Our political correspondent has in his reports that the streets of Calabar, especially around Marian Hill, Mary Slessor, Mayne Avenue, and Atu Street are characterised by trailers, buses, taxis, etc filled to the brim with supporters of the APC, the air being rented by music of one kind and the other.
The presidential aspirant of the APC is going to be flagging off his campaign in the Southern region of the country beginning from Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, before he will now proceed to Calabar in Cross River State. The venue of the presidential campaign rally in Calabar is Government Secondary School, Atu Street by Mayne Avenue. It is already harbours supporters, party men and women of the APC.
It has also been tipped that the gubernatorial candidate of the APC in CR State namely Odey Ochicha from Bekwarra L.G.A. will be presented with the party’s flag for the State.
The schedule for the arrival of the contingent is billed for 12p.m. at the Margaret Ekpo International Airport, Calabar, CR State. but, as it stands now, they ae yet to arive from Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.