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Adamawa: Fintiri reapproves Ribadu Sq. for APC presidential marketing campaign

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Controversy over the usage of Ribadu Sq. because the venue of the presidential marketing campaign of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled for Monday, January 9, has been rested.

The APC and Governor Ahmadu Fintiri resolved the problem on Saturday, following a reapplication for the venue and reapproval by the governor.

There was controversy earlier within the week when the administration of the Ribadu Sq. rejected an software for the venue made by the state chapter of the APC for the usage of the venue on January 9 for the flag-off of the governorship marketing campaign of the get together’s flag bearer, Senator Aishatu Ahmed Binani.

The administration of the Sq., which had earlier authorised January 18 for the APC marketing campaign council, instructed the Binani camp that following an ongoing renovation, the venue wouldn’t be prepared for the marketing campaign rally.

Supporters of the APC in Yola and Abuja, nonetheless, rejected the reason, saying the state authorities was behind the rejection.

A letter from the Authorities Home, which DAILY POST, obtained Saturday night time, nonetheless, indicated that the APC marketing campaign council had reapplied for Ribadu Sq., shifting its marketing campaign to January 9 and that the brand new date had been granted.

The letter, addressed to the Adamawa State Coordinator of the state APC Presidential Marketing campaign Council, Martins Babale, and signed by the Chief of Workers to Governor Fintiri, Professor Maxwell Gidado, stated Babale’s request to Fintiri, dated January 6, 2023, had been acted upon.

The letter from Gidado to Babale reads: “You’ll recall that an earlier approval had been given to the APC Presidential Marketing campaign Council to carry its presidential flag-off marketing campaign from Fifteenth-18th January 2023.

“Nevertheless, following the change of date of your Presidential marketing campaign in Yola from Fifteenth to Ninth of January, 2023, I’m directed to grant you approval for the usage of Mahmud Ribadu Sq. in your nationwide marketing campaign on Seventh-Ninth January 2023 accordingly.”