Bauchi- A middle-aged man, Malam Abubakr Umar, who started trekking from Yola, Adamawa, on April 26, to celebrate the victory of President-elect, Maj-Gen Muhammadu Buhari, arrived Bauchi on Saturday, on his way to Abuja.
Umar, 43, popularly called “Duduwalle” by residents of Jimeta in Yola North Local Government Area of Adamawa , told newsmen in Bauchi that he was carrying more than 300 letters of requests from people of the North East sub-region, to Buhari.
He explained that his walk to Abuja was also to identify with notable Adamawa indigenes, such as the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar; Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Aliyu Mustapha; and wife of the president-elect, Hajiya Aisha Buhari.
Meanwhile, Umar had left for Abuja on foot, after his brief stopover in Bauchi. (NAN)