(NAN) The Rivers police command has said that adequate security arrangements have been made for the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scheduled to hold on Wednesday in Port Harcourt.
Mr Nnamdi Omoni, a DSP and Public Relations Officer of the command, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt that the command had done necessary deployments for the convention.
“ The command is prepared for the convention; necessary deployments have been done and we are prepared for the convention,” he said.
Omoni said the command had made arrangements to protect lives and property in the state while the convention was on.
“ Remember that there are other Nigerians living in the state. The command is aware of this fact and will provide security those attending the convention and others living in the state,” he said.
Omoni did not however, disclose the number of personnel deployed for the convention.
Meanwhile, Sharks stadium, Port Harcourt, venue of the convention, is now wearing a new look for the event.
A Correspondent of NAN who visited the stadium reports that workers were seen putting finishing touches to the podium and spectators stand.
Security was also tight at the stadium as policemen and other security officials were seen screening people entering the stadium.
Some members of the PDP were also seen at the venue inspecting final preparations by various committees charged with organising the convention.