Police seal PDP convention ground

– The Nigerian police have sealed the convention ground of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Port Harcourt, Rivers state
– Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Abuja had insisted that the PDP must stop its planned national convention
– On his part, Justice Ibrahim Watila of the Port Harcourt Division of the Federal High Court, directed the INEC, IGP and others to monitor the convention, thereby ruling that the convention should go on
The Nigerian police have sealed the convention ground of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sharks Stadium in Port Harcourt, Rivers state
According to the police, it sealed off the convention ground after two courts of same jurisdiction gave two conflicting orders on the national convention of the PDP.
While Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday had insisted that the PDP must stop its planned national convention just, Justice Ibrahim Watila of the Port Harcourt Division of the Federal High Court, directed the INEC, IGP and others to monitor the convention, thereby ruling that the convention should go on.
Meanwhile, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is confused whether to monitor today’s national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) holding in Port Harcourt folliwng two conflicting court rulings.

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