Men of the Nigerian Police earlier on barricaded the International Conference Center, ICC, venue of the scheduled Stakeholders Meeting of the entire organs of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This development however prompted the party to make use of the Ekiti State Government lodge to hold the meeting.
This was disclosed by the party in a press statement.
The statement reads in part, “Senator Ali Modu Sheriff in collaboration with the All Progressive Congress (APC) led Federal Government has barricaded the International Conference Center, ICC, venue of the scheduled Stakeholders Meeting of the entire organs of the Peoples Democratic Party
“This is a very sad development in our democratic history where there is no longer free association & movement of citizens of this Country
“Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff & his APC collaborators cannot stop the will of the people. Nigerians can now confirm that Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff is a mole in PDP to destroy the only strong opposition in the Country.
“All invited members of the Party for the scheduled Stakeholders Meeting are hereby directed to proceed to will the Ekiti State Government Lodge on T. Y. Danjuma Street, Asokoro, Abuja.
BBN gathered that the meeting kicked off moments ago with Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose presiding over the meeting.