Tinubu Visits Late Yar’Adua’s Mother [Photos]
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, visited the mother of late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua.
Naija News reports that the former Governor of Lagos State visited Hajjia Aya Dada Yar’Adua in her home in Katsina State, on Monday.
The visit comes hours after President Muhammadu Buhari, Tinubu, and top APC leaders attended the party’s presidential campaign rally at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, and the presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Labour Party (LP), Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi, respectively have also visited Hajiya Yar’Adua recently.
Below are photos from Tinubu’s visit to Haija Yar’Adua
Tinubu Sends Message To Families Of Slain Katsina Vigilantes
Meanwhile, Tinubu has commiserated with the families of the 41 vigilantes killed by bandits in Katsina State.
Naija News gathered that some bandits, on Wednesday, invaded the home of one Alhaji Muntari in Kandarawa, Bakori Local Government Area (LGA) of the state, and stole 80 animals.
In an attempt to retrieve the stolen animals, members of the proscribed vigilante group, Yansakai, went after the bandits, but they were ambushed and 41 of them were killed by the gunmen at Yargoje forest of Kankara LGA of the state.
Speaking at the APC campaign rally held at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium in Katsina, Tinubu condoled with the people of the state over the incident and promised to defeat banditry if elected.
The former Governor of Lagos State also assured the Katsina electorate that efforts are ongoing to eliminate banditry in the state.