In Port Harcourt the Rivers state capital, the Police have sealed-off the venue of today’s National Convention of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party.
Our correspondent reports that the venue was sealed-off by heavily-armed policemen before dawn.
Also, the roads leading to the Government House, Port Harcourt and the Deputy Governor’s lodge have been blocked by Armoured Personnel Carriers.
Force spokesman, Deputy Commissioner of Police, DON ANWUNAH said the police, by blocking the convention from going ahead, is only obeying court orders.
According to him, since there are conflicting court orders on the convention, the police has taken the decision to protect the lives and property of Nigerians.