The presidential candidate for the people’s democratic party (PDP) for the 2023 Presidential Election, Atiku Abubakar campaign office in Rivers State has been sealed off.
According to our correspondent, The Rivers State PDP presidential campaign council said the action was based on the orders of the Rivers State government.
The office which is located in GRA Port Harcourt was sealed off in the early hours of Friday.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike had a few weeks ago signed Executive Order 22 which prohibits the citing of campaign offices by political parties in residential areas without government approval.
But the media team of the PDP PCC, Rivers State, said it had applied for approval from the state government but has not received any feedback for several weeks.
The group, therefore, condemned the “act because it rubs off on our fundamental right to free expression of interest.” All these are happening as a result of the upcoming 2023 presidential election
It also said: “This egregious move by the Rivers State Government, seen in the prism of politics, tends to militarise our democracy and renders our dear state politically recessive when juxtaposed with other states in the country.”
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