PDP Rally: Security Beefed Up As Jonathan Visits Kaduna

Channels Television  
Updated March 10, 2014

Jonathan and yeroSecurity has been beefed up in Kaduna metropolis and environs, ahead of Tuesday’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) North West Zonal rally led by President Goodluck Jonathan.

The State Governor, Mukhtar Yero, who disclosed this to journalists after inspecting the level of preparation at the Murtala Mohammed Square, venue of the rally, gave assurance of a hitch free event as adequate security measures had been put in place ahead of the President’s visit.

The Governor, who inspected the venue in company of the PDP Zonal Chairman, Ibrahim Kazaure and the National Organising Secretary, Abubakar Mustapha, said that the rally would witness an unprecedented crowd in the party’s history since inception, describing the North West zone as the home of PDP.

The  venue of the rally was already  wearing a new look with  huge presence of security personnel combing the area ahead of the arrival of Dr Jonathan, his vice, Namadi Sambo, PDP governors and other PDP personalities that would grace the occasion.

Armed security operatives were already stationed at strategic places at the Murtala Mohammed Square, and other major roads and streets leading to the venue.

President Jonathan is expected to storm the rally with other top national leaders of the party and many state governors as part of efforts to ensure cohesion within the party in preparation for the 2015 general elections.