Dahiru Buba, the man who trekked from Gombe to Abuja to celebrate President Muhammadu Buhari’s win in 2015 presidential election has gotten a car and a cash gift from Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state.
Recall that Buba had cried out after developing a limb pain after the walk. He had also alleged that he only got a certificate after the walk in 2015.
However on Monday November 16, he was presented with a car and N2m by Governor Inuwa. The Governor in a statement released by his media aide Ismaila Misilli, said Dahiru Buba showed patriotism and support by embarking on that solidarity trek.
Inuwa added that the man who ought to appreciated and encouraged, has been taken to the hospital for proper medical attention and is currently undergoing his first round of treatment.
The statement read;
“For taking the pains and risks to show solidarity with Mr President and our great party, people like Buba should not be neglected.
“By embarking on that solidarity trek, Dahiru Buba had shown patriotism and support, he should therefore be appreciated and encouraged”.
“So, on learning about his condition, first I directed that he should be taken to the hospital for proper medical attention and I am happy that he is now better after undergoing his first round of treatment,” he said.
“As far as we are concerned in the APC and in this administration, no genuine effort or sacrifice will go unrewarded, no matter how long it takes.
“So, on behalf of our dear President and our beloved party, we say a big thank you for your show of support and solidarity”.