There is tight security within and outside the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja, the venue of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention.
There was a presence of security officers, including police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and State Security Service (SSS) at different locations around the stadium.
Accredited delegates, media, party officials and all participants at the convention were subjected to screening at different points, starting from the entry gate to the velodrome of the stadium, which is the convention’s main venue.
Security vehicles were also stationed at strategic locations within the premises to forestall possible breakdowns of law and order.
Also medical team’s would be attending to participants of the convention in need of medical attention.
Access to the stadium is strictly restricted to only participants with tags, while only VIPs and essential vehicles are allowed into the stadium.
As of the time of filing this report, some state delegates are already seated at the venue of the convention. Also observed are the 25 voting cubicles, 14 ballot boxes already set up at the venue.