The presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday pledged to embark on a routine dredging of the popular River Niger if elected as president.
This was as his media team dismissed report that the former Lagos State governor was rushed for medical attention midway through his campaign.
The development is coming barely 24 hours after his rally in the ancient city of Kaduna.
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Tinubu was welcomed on Wednesday to Minna Trade Fair Complex, venue of his presidential campaign rally in Niger State, on Wednesday by a mammoth crowd of supporters.
His visit to the rally came shortly after he held a town hall meeting with farmers and agro commodity traders in the state.
IsL source, Native Reporters gathered that while thanking the party members and supporters who thronged the complex for their commitment, the APC candidate vowed to repay them by attending to the major challenges of Niger State.
Among other things, Tinubu pledged to commence a routine dredging of River Niger and full development of the Baro Port.
He said, “Your state has ample resources and large potential. Not only does Niger cover the largest land mass of any State in Nigeria, but it also serves as the home to three hydroelectric power plants that symbolically light the way forward to hope renewed.