- David Adeleke popularly known as Davido has arrived the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt, Rivers state
- The stadium is the venue of the Peoples Democratic Party national convention
- The opposition party will be electing its presidential candidate at the convention today, October 6
Popular and award-winning Nigerian singer David Adeleke better known as Davido has arrived the venue of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital.
Legit.ng gathers that the talented singer arrived Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, the venue of the national convention, where the party's presidential candidate will emerge for the 2019 general elections.
Recall that Davido played a role for the opposition party in the 2018 Osun state gubernatorial election by performing and winning the hearts of PDP supporters during the governorship rally prior to the election.
Apart from Davido's arrival at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, several events had taken place today, Saturday, October 6, at the venue of the convention. You can follow Legit.ng's live update here.
A large turn out of delegates including a physically challenged man from Sokoto state characterised the convention.
The physically challenged delegate was seen waiting patiently for his turn during an accreditation before casting his vote.
Some of the delegates were also seen sleeping in vehicles parked within the open spaces around the venue.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that delegates, food vendors, traders in various consumables, stickers and caps, set up canopies around the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium, venue of the 2018 national convention of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).
Similarly, posters of the 13 aspirants jostling for the party’s presidential ticket at the convention conspicuously adorned streets leading to the stadium.
The aspirants are: Alhaji Atiku Abubakar; Senator Bukola Saraki; Ibrahim Dankwambo; Rabiu Kwankwaso; Aminu Tambuwal; Ahmed Makarfi; and Jonah Jang.
Others are: Senator David Mark; Sule Lamido; Atahiru Bafarawa; Tanimu Turaki; Datti Baba-Ahmed; and Stanley Osifo.
The presence of Nigeria police personnel and sister security agencies were also noticeable at the stadium gates and around the stadium to maintain law and order.
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