Large turnout of delegates and heavy presence of security personnel characterised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention holding in Port Harcourt, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The venue of the convention, Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, was agog as delegates trooped peacefully into the pavilions earmarked for their respective states, but accreditation of delegates was yet to commence as at 9.55 a.m.
At Sokoto pavilion, one of the delegates, Alhaji Kure Aminu, said he and his colleagues were ready for the convention.
Delegates from Imo, Enugu, Abia and Ebonyi States said they would vote for strong candidate that would win the 2019 general elections.
Mr Ude Obuzo from Enugu expressed optimism that the convention would produce a qualified candidate to represent PDP in 2019 presidential election. Read more