By Levi Johnson
On Tuesday The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), held it’s congrees ignoring the ban on large gathering and the party’s instruction
Early on Tuesday, the event took place at the popular PA Ngale Oruta Township, Abakiliki.
A source who did not want his name in print told Thecheernews that the exercise lasted for about two hours.
Our correspondent gathered that members of the state security outfit popularly known as “neighbourhood watch” were at the event alongside armed policemen.
Late Monday, the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan said the has also resolved to suspend all activities bordering on congresses, rallies and other large gatherings of its members.
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The statement read, “This decision has become imperative in respect to the need for continuous social distancing and other health safety measures against the spread of COVID-19 in our country.
“The PDP enjoins the federal government to continue to review situations as they concern the fight against the spread of COVID-19 and take measures, even if stringent, to safeguard lives,” the party said.