Revocation of Campaign Venue By Rivers Gov’t Not Surprising – PDP Council
Written by Adewale Adeyemi on February 3, 2023
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council in Rivers State has said that it was not surprised at the decision of the State government to revoke the earlier approval it gave for the use of the Adokiye Amesiamaka Stadium, Igwurita-Ali, Port Harcourt, as venue for the party’s presidential campaign rally.
The state government had in a letter dated January 31, 2023 and addressed to the Director-General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council and Sokoto State governor, Right Honorable Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, announced the revocation of the approval over claims of security concerns.
But, speaking with journalists in Port Harcourt, spokesman of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council in the State, Dr. Leloonu Nwibubasa, said the party had before made arrangements for its campaign rally in the State.
Leadership reports that Meanwhile, the University of Port Harcourt, has debunked reports on social media that the PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will use its facility for his campaign rally in Rivers State.