A-28-year-old man, Afolabi Ndabagi has decided to embark on a-five-day -trek from Abeokuta to Lagos to celebrate the victory of the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari by visiting and appreciating former governor of Lagos state , Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for providing the platform.
Ndabagi, a fashion designer told newsmen in Abeokuta, that he would begin the journey on Monday, (today) from OPIC roundabout in Oke-Ilewo Abeokuta at 6:am en route Abeokuta-Lagos old road to Lagos state .
He stated that Tinubu deserved more than what he was planning to do for him, saying, “for youths to travel far for Buhari, I will trek to Lagos even if Asiwaju Bola Tinubu lives at somewhere far from Lagos, I will also trek there through Ewekoro, Ifo, Sango, Agege.
He added: “I want to go and tell him well done for the work he did to help keep Nigeria strong with his political revolution without shedding the blood of any Nigerian. This revolution attracted recognition from international observers.
“I will start my journey on Monday by 6a.m. at OPIC roundabout for about five days and I should be through with everything on Friday by God’s grace.
“Apart from that, I will also visit Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu for his tremendous works on the throne of his forefathers by making Lagos good. I will also thank Governor Babatunde Fashola for transforming Lagos state for his eight years on the throne as well as the lawmakers who are supporting him.
“I have been assured by the DPO, Ilupeju Police station as well as my doctor , for safety and my medical safety. Just like some trekked for Buhari, I am only trekking to celebrate him because I am very much happy. I have no money to give him but I would use my agility to trek, sweat to greet him because he is a man of honour”, he said .
When asked how he would pass nights during his journey, Ndabagi said he would look out for head of the village or Seriki of Hausa in the area he got to when never the sun’s sets to pass nights with and continue his journey the following day.
He also said he would cover 25km on a daily basis to cover about 100km distance from Abeokuta to Ikoyi to meet with Tinubu.