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Teslim Balogun Stadium wears new look ahead APC national convention


LAGOS – The Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos is wearing a new look ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention holding from Dec. 10 to Dec. 11.
A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) who was at the stadium on Tuesday reports that the party’s flags and banners of presidential aspirants of the party dotted the venue of the convention.
NAN correspondent reports that the stadium wore a colourful look with balloons and posters of the aspirants displayed in strategic areas.
The presence of security men was also noticeable at the main entrance of the stadium, where policemen were stationed.
NAN reports that some Toyota Hilux vehicles belonging to the police were also parked in the premises.
According to the APC, no fewer than 8,000 delegates from across the country are expected to converge on the 25,000 capacity stadium for the convention.
The convention is expected to produce the presidential candidate of the party in the 2015 election.
The party’s five presidential aspirants include a former military Head of State, retired Maj-Gen Mohammadu Buhari; a former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Gov. Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano State.
Others are Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo and Publisher of Leadership Newspaper Group, Sam Nda-Isaiah. (NAN)

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