Group of yam farmers across some northern states in the country have pledged to support the APC presidential candidate, Gen. Mohammadu Buhari’s campaign in the 2015 general elections with N5b. The group announced this in a statement made available to NAN in Jos.
Rev. Jacob Musa, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the farmers under the name “Buhari-Osinbajo Presidential Appeal Campaign Fund (BOPCAF), said that farmers from 10 states of the federation were planning the fund raiser.
Farmers from Taraba, Nasarawa, Plateau, Adamawa, Benue, Kogi, Kwara, Niger and Kaduna states as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, would feature at the occasion.
Meanwhile they plan to raise the money by selling five million tubers of yam at a special price of N1,000 each towards raising the said N5 billion in support of the APC candidate,