Conflicting judgements stall PDP convention, Police seal venue

Gin Ideal and Naiboi
Gin Ideal and Naiboi

Officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force have sealed all the roads leading to the Sharks Stadium in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, venue of the convention of the People’s Democratic Party.

Daily Sun gathered that as early as 5am, several policemen were deployed in the City, alongside Armoured Personnel Carriers.

The policemen equally sealed part of the Rivers State Government House.

Affected in the main are the Old Presidential Lodge and the Deputy Governor’s Lodge.

They have been blocked with APCs.

Some of the stalwarts of the PDP who have arrived ahead of the National Convention are lodged in the Old Presidential Lodge and the Deputy Governor’s Lodge.

Though there has been no official reaction to the development from the Police, those who spoke off record among the policemen said they were told to enforce the order of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja that the National Convention must not hold.

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