President Muhammadu Buhari has landed the Akure Airport on Saturday amidst tight security for the All Progressives Congress (APC), campaign rally, in preparation for the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State.
Buhari, it was learnt, arrived the airport at exactly 10:09 a.m. and was received by the state Governor Olusegun Mimiko.
The president was also received by Dr kayode Fayemi, Minister of Solid Mineral Development; Chief Olagunsoye Oyinlola, former governor of Osun and Sen. Tayo Alasoadura, member, representing Ondo Central at the Senate.
Others were Alhaji Alli Olanusi, former Ondo deputy governor; Mr Isaac Kekemeke, former chairman of APC in Ondo State; Mr Jamiu Ekungba, a contestant in the APC primary election that produced Chief Rotimi Akeredolu.
The President arrived in company of the Minister of Information and Culture; Lai Mohammed, Governor Umar Tanko Almakura of Nasarawa State and his Kano State counterpart; Abdullahi Ganduje.
The security detail of the Nigerian Police was led by Hilda Ibifuro, Commissioner of Police in Ondo State.
Other security operatives present included men of the Immigration Services, FRSC, Nigeria Police, NSCDC, the Nigerian Army and Nigerian Air Force.