All is now set for the conduct of Southwest Congress of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Osogbo. Seven hundred and forty-three delegates from the six States that make up the zone are expected to elect new Leadership that will steer the ship of the party in the zone for the next four years.
Officials of the independent National Electoral Commission and Journalists have already been given access into the venue to observe the process.
Chairman of the Congress and Governor of Benue State Samuel Ortom who was represented by his deputy, Benson Abounu took delivery of both the sensitive and non-sensitive materials to be used for the Congress.
Our Correspondent reports that there is heavy presence of combined security Operatives at the venue of the Congress to forestall breakdown of law and order.
As at the time of filling this report, screening of delegates is yet to commence.