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PDP shifts national convention to November

17 August 2016, 15:34

Port Harcourt - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rescheduled its national convention to November, reports New Telegraph.

The announcement was made Wednesday at the party’s secretariat in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, by the convention planning committee chairman, Nyesom Wike

The postponement follows the inability of the party to hold the national convention on Wednesday after a Federal High Court on Abuja stopped the exercise.

Also read: Court directs police to stop PDP national convention

Police and soldiers had on Wednesday sealed the Sharks Stadium venue of the planned convention, reports News 24

It was learnt that policemen stormed the venue of the convention around 4am.

Wike also said the party has extended the tenure of the Ahmed Makarfi caretaker committee.

- News 24


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