The Buhari Presidential Campaign train moved to Osogbo, capital of the state of Osun on 14th January, 2015 and was treated to a rousing welcome by an extremely large crowd.
Present at the rally were: the National Chairman of the party; John Oyegun, Director General for Buhari’s Campaign Organisation; Governor Rotimi Amaechi, former governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi and former governor of Osun state; Chief Olagunsoye Oyinlola.
The campaign held at Oshogbo Stadium, in his excitement, Governor Rauf Aregbesola told the excited crowd that Buhari is the best candidate to lead the nation.
“This election is different because it is about freedom… God has answered our prayers by providing us with the best candidate to govern us. Nigeria doesn’t want any kind of luck, Nigeria deserves the best luck. Muhammadu Buhari is the best luck for Nigeria,” he told the filled stadium.
Muhammadu Buhari thereafter took to the stage and reaffirmed his commitment to restructure Nigeria if voted into government.
“My government will ensure that we break the vicious cycle of unemployment, insecurity, power supply, corruption in Nigeria.” He also stressed on the importance of the Permanent Voters Card (PVC) and enjoined the crowd to make sure they collect theirs to ensure the party’s victory in February.
Buhari arrived the rally after being a part of another event, the signing of a peace pact alongside his presidential opponent President Goodluck Jonathan in a bid to make the upcoming general election scheduled to take place on 14 February a violence-free.
Buhari also pledged his commitment to a peaceful election season.
Called the ‘Abuja Accord’, the event held in Abuja and in attendance was former United Nations Secretary General, Kofi Anan, and former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Emeka Anyaoku. Eight out of the 14 presidential candidates signed the document.