Tuesday, 21 April 2015

11 interesting facts you must know about man who trekked from lagos to Abuja over Buhari's election

Suleiman Hashimu popularly known as the man who trekked from Lagos to Abuja has also been dubbed with the nick,name the TREKKER   “ Here are  11 facts that you must know about famous ‘trekker.’
  Excerpts below

1. He is an indigene of Kastina state precisely Funtua which is also the birthplace of president-elect Gen. Buhari.

2. He was Born in Osun State Nigeria in one of the towns that lay by the road side.

3.He resides in Ibadan Central in Oyo State.

4.His journey to Abuja spanned about 18 to 19 days.

5.He actually made the promise  back in 2013 to take a walk from where ever he his to the capital city if Gen Buhari wins the election in 2015

6. He left lagos at 5am on the Morning following the day after Gen Buhari was declared the president and arrived Ibadan city at 6pm.

7. He reported at a police Station in Ibadan and requested for a police report so as to be able to travel  un-impeded if he were to be accosted by Police men on his way.

8.He travelled cross country from ibadan through Oyo, Ogbomosho, Ilorin, Oloru, Jebba, Kutugi, Bida all through to Abuja his final destination.

9. He had an encounter with Robbers atJebba but he was released with not even a kobo  extorted from him.

10. Unnamed followers and volunteers travelled on his journey  with him at different stages of his journey.

11. A Mammoth crowd witnessed his arrival and welcomed Suleiman Hashimu to Abuja on the evening of Monday 21st April 2015

SOURCE: EXPRESSNG.COM

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