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President Buhari Visits Igboland Today

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Security has been beefed up in Umuahia the Abia State capital, in preparation for the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osibanjo to the state today (Tuesday).

They will be in the state to attend a mega rally of the All Progressives Congress.

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The rally will take place at the Umuahia Towship Stadium on School Road in the capital city.

The National Chairman of the APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, the Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, Governor Rochas Okorocha and other party chieftains from the South-East and across the country are expected to grace the occasion.

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As of the time of filling this report, all major entry and exit points to Umuahia were manned by heavily armed and stern-looking security operatives in preparation for the President’s visit.

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The state Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mr. Benedict Godson, who spoke to our correspondent on Monday, said the arrangements had been completed to host the President.

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