Man Who Trekked For Buhari’s Victory gets rewarded
The Man Who Trekked For Buhari’s Victory Gets A Car, N2m After Five Years
Gombe State Governor Inuwa Yahaya on Monday presented a car and cash gift of N2 million to Dahiru Buba
who trekked from Gombe to Abuja in celebration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in 2015.
Mr Buba, 50, was reported to have developed limb complications from the solidarity walk he undertook
to celebrate the first term victory of the president and called on the government and others to come to his aid.
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The governor’s media aide Ismaila Misilli noted in a statement that Buba was taken to the Government House
clinic for diagnosis from where he was referred to a private orthopaedic hospital where he was examined and
placed on medication.
For taking the pains and risks to show solidarity with Mr President and our great party, people like Buba should
not be neglected,” the governor said.
“By embarking on that solidarity trek, Dahiru Buba had shown patriotism and support, he should therefore be
appreciated and encouraged.”
He added that the cash gift was also to enable the driver to purchase a house within his locality since he has yet to
In his response, an emotional Buba thanked the president and the governor for recognising him and coming to