DAMATURU – Political aspirants on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Yobe, and their supporters on Saturday stormed Damaturu to showcase their strength and eligibility for the party’s ticket.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that elected public officers and new aspirants drove into the venue of the rally in large convoy of vehicles to show their popularity and support at the grassroots.
The aspirants and their supporters were in Damaturu to witness the formal endorsement of Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam, as APC’s governorship candidate for the 2015 election.
NAN reports that the politicians and their supporters had put behind the protracted security challenge in the state to face politics.
Many youths were at the venue to display posters and banners in support of old and new aspirants.
Similarly, security operatives had a hectic time controlling the crowd at various entry points into the state capital. (NAN)