By Joy Odigie —
The Benin Airport was agog on Thursday when mammoth crowd troop the Airport to await the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign in the state.
Members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), from different parts of the state and party supporters were also seen colorfully dressed to receive the number one citizen of the country.
The National Chairman, Buhari Supporters’ Organisation, Arewa Chapter, Edo, Abdullah Baba, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the president’s visit was a welcome development.
Baba said that the organisation was at the airport to receive him because of his developmental strides in the country.
‘‘We are expecting him to come and go back peacefully and we hope and pray that he would win the presidential election and the country will be changed for good, “he said.
Among those on ground to receive the president were youths, Association of Market Women and the Bini cultural dance troupe.
Similarly, Leader, Igbo Cultural Group, Edo branch, Chief Fecus Ezekwere, said Buhari deserved second term so that he could complete his fight against corruption .
‘‘We are here to give our full support to President Buhari to run for second term.
“He has done well in the areas of road project, creation of jobs, and fight against corruption among others.
‘‘So we decided we must give him the needed support to finish the good work he has started,” Ezekwere said. (NAN)