President Goodluck Jonathan is reportedly being expected in Lagos today for a “Unity Rally” organized by the South-West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
According to reports, President Goodluck Jonathan in expected to arrive in Lagos today.
The president is said to be visiting the commercial hub to attend a political rally organized by the top echelon of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West.
The event, tagged “Unity Rally”, is supposedly being organized in support of Jonathan’s 2015 re-election bid.
Some roads in Lagos have reportedly been blocked in preparation for the president’s arrival.
The Lagos bus transit service, LAGBUS revealed via Twitter (@LAGBUSOfficial) that:
“President Goodluck Jonathan is expected in Lagos this afternoon. As a result, roads around TBS and CMS area have been closed off.”
Reports filtering in via social media also have it that other roads on Lagos island, including Adeniji Adele road, have been blocked.
The rally is expected to begin at 10 am at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos and the news of the president’s visit has been confirmed by Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, and the Lagos PDP via Twitter.
Senator Musiliu Obanikoro welcomes President Goodluck Jonathan to Lagos State... #WinningTogether
The Lagos PDP tweeted:
President Jonathan set to visit Lagos PDP families today @TeamAgbaje2015. #Teamjaykay. WE ARE ONE @PDPTheBestParty
Also expected at the rally are Vice President Namadi Sambo, PDP National Chairman, Alhaji Adamu Mu’Azu, members of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), Senate President, David Mark and other chieftains of the party.