Tight security, mammoth crowd as Buhari arrives Lagos for campaign

A large number of security operatives were on Saturday deployed to strategic positions at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, President Muhammadu Buhari arrives for his re-election campaign in the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the security operatives were already at their respective positions at about 6.30 a.m.

They included officers of the Nigeria Police Force, Nigerian Air Force, Nigeria Customs Service, Nigeria Immigration Service and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.

Also on ground were officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps, who were controlling the traffic situation within the airport and its environs.

NAN reports that Buhari, the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the February 16, Presidential Election, is coming to Lagos, the nation’s commercial capital, to campaign for his re-election.

He is scheduled to visit the Palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, Marina and will later address APC supporters at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, in continuation of his Next Level campaign.

NAN